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Handmade Chrome Porcelain Garden Stool (China)
This Chinese porcelain garden stool will add to your outdoor furnishings. The ceramic is of historical value, dating to the Ming dynasty. It is also treated to stand up against wind and rain, so the color will remain as vibrant for years to come.
ITEM#: 11931602Accent your garden or patio with a chrome-finished porcelain garden stool. This handmade stool can function as an extra seat, foot rest, small table, plant stand, cocktail table and more. This stool can also be used inside your home. The chrome finished porcelain adds a modern look with a traditional twist. With a 1700-year history behind the piece's creation, this stool makes an excellent conversation piece indoors. The stool is treated to withstand the elements, making it durable and multifunctional.
- Chrome finish
- Use outdoors or indoors
- Chinese ceramic stools date back to the Ming dynasty
- 100-percent handmade by high fire process
- Color will not fade or change
- Measures 16 inches high x 12 inches in diameter
Story Behind the Art:
Made in Jingdezhen (Jingde Town). It has been termed the 'Porcelain Capital' because of its production of quality china. It has a 1700-year-old history of china production. There are thousands of workshops in Jingdezhen, generation after generation.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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Beautiful chrome garden stool. I used it as a side table on my downtown balcony in the spring and summer of 2014 and am looking forward to using it again this year and many years to come. While I had to remove much of my furniture and accessories from the wet and stormy summer of 2014, the chrome garden stool withstood the elements, including the strong winds. The heft of the porcelain and impeccable application of the chrome reveals the quality. I would expect to pay more somewhere else, but the value at Overstock sold me on it. If you are looking for a unique accessory for your patio, balcony, deck, or garden, I would recommend the chrome garden stoolRead More
This stool floats all over our house...it is a side table, a desk addition, and sometimes the perfect seat. love it.Read More
Superb! That's all I can say. It can be used for anything.Read More
Yes and no as far as recommending. If all my friends get the same thing where is the impact. Nonetheless it looks fabulous and the price was great! It's well made and attractive to boot. A definite A+.Read More
Best price I have found for this particular stool. Love the silver mirror-like finish. Adds style to any room. I use it between two Wassily chairs (black and chrome) in front of an antique Asian screen. Have received so many compliments on the juxtaposition!Read More
The stool did arrive quickly and well-packaged for sure. However, my stool has odd lines horizontally down the sides, like it was a mistake in the manufacturing or something. Maybe they used a mold or something when they constructed the stool and it left lines down the sides. They are evenly spaced out down the side and doesn't look terrible, but you can see them. My stool does not look like the one pictured in this photo. I decided I'd just keep the thing because it would be too difficult to repack and ship back. Also, I agree with one of the other reviewers, I set this down on my hardwood floor and it immediately scratched it. I'm going to have to get some of those felt pads for underneath, I suppose. Anyway, if you're not too particular, this stool might be a good option for you because it was a bit cheaper than the others I had researched and the shipping was either free or really cheap. But, if you're like me, particular, you won't be happy with this one.Read More
This is a smaller stool than some i've seen. Only clean with water and a little soap. Spray cleaners take the paint off.Read More
This stool works perfectly for my house. My living room is asian in design but the kitchen next to it has lots of stainless steel, this was a perfect meld of both. I was afraid the chrome finish would look cheap but far from it, I'm very impressed. The stool has good weight to it and looks like I paid much more than I did. I think this is an excellent classic with a modern twist, very happy I found this.Read More
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If you would like to do that once the item is delivered, you are welcome to, but the item will become non-returnable.
I wouldn't attempt it.
how heavy is this?
This weighs approximately 23.7lbs.
height of stool?
Measures 16 inches high x 12 inches in diameter
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