Can this be used as a stepstool? If it is not recommended, what is the max weight recommended for this item?
Handmade Off White Porcelain Garden Stool (China)
This handmade ceramic stool will look right at home on your patio or in your family room. The durable stool can be used as an end table or as extra seating, and the high-quality off-white glaze won't fade or lose its luster over time.
ITEM#: 11915602Accent your garden or patio with this off-white garden stool. Handmade of quality clay ceramics, this stool can be used outside or inside as an extra seat, foot rest, small table, plant stand, cocktail table, and more.
Product Features:This unique garden stool is made in Jingdezhen, known as the Porcelain capital, continuing a 1700-year tradition of hand-crafted ceramic artwork in China. These artistic stools are attractive, functional and well-suited for any room in your home or as a beautiful element in your garden. You can expect slight variations between stools, but the color of the glaze will not change or fade.
- Off-white color
- Handmade garden stool will complete any patio decor
- Chinese ceramic stools date back to the Ming dynasty
- 100-percent handmade by high fire process
- Color of glaze will not fade or change
- Made of clay ceramics
- Measures 16 inches high x 13 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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The white color does have a slight greenish cast, but it is white. Used as a side table it can handle a cup of tea or a glass but only one in the center. The surface is slightly concave. You can use it as a foot stool or an additional seat....but it needs a pillow.Read More
I'm enjoying these garden stools (I ordered 2) and they add the right elegant touch to my dining room and bedroom. They are a soft, subtle light grey, which works perfectly with my decor.Read More
I bought this piece to put in a corner of a sitting room that just needed a little "something." There seems to be some disagreement in other reviews about the color of this item. I would definitely call it a soft off-white/ivory...which is exactly the same color as the furniture in the room, so it's perfect! Understated and elegant. I'm very happy with this purchase.Read More
I ordered two of these porcelain garden stools to use as side tables in a small screen room. They were extremely well-packaged and arrived in excellent condition. They are just the right size to function as a small accent table and provide additional seating if necessary. I am very pleased with the quality and with Overstock's service.Read More
Stool is great! Came quickly and contrary to some reviews I don't notice any "greyish" tint to it. If so it's minimal. Too me, Its white. I decorate with a lot of whites and have white crown molding, baseboard, pillows int the room and and this is white! Its very sturdy and quite heavy too so It stays where its put and you can sit on it. I think its great and a really good price. Just FYI, it has an opening at the bottom so you could put a light inside or candle if you are using this outside. I am not.Read More
After reading many of the reviews, I was skeptical about ordering this stool. After going back and forth between many designer sites, I decided to just go for it. The price absolutely cannot be beat. It arrived very quickly and it was packaged well for a fragile object. I held my breath as I opened the box...to find the perfect garden stool. It is everything I ever hoped it would be. I'm uncertain why others have posted comments about the color. Color looks identical to the picture. Hope this helps someone! If you are on the fence, go for it. Like me, you won't have any regrets.Read More
Love these! I am using two of these as stools (additional seating) in my living room. They sit under my sofa table/console table that sits behind my sofa. They are the perfect height and very comfortable to sit on, even for an extended period of time. I will even sit on it at the table while doing paperwork as I watch television. These are so versatile! I can use them indoors or out on the patio, as a stool, or an end table... the only limit is your imagination. These are heavy duty solid quality. Packaged extremely well for delivery! Thanks.Read More
nice stool if you want a very cool white white. not off-white at all. wish i could sennd it backRead More
This stool was exactly what I had hoped it to be. it is versatile since I can use it in virtually any room and outdoors! I have seen similar stools in stores but they are not made as well as this one. I am very pleased. I have also received compliments..Read More
I received my off-white garden stools. They are very heavy and sturdy, but I have 2 comments that may help others: These are NOT in the white family. The two I received are the same color and I would describe them as "light celadon" or "light seafoam green." Fortunately that color goes well with my decor, so I am fine. If you want a white or cream, this is not it. The top is slightly curved inward. I put my coffee cup on the edge and it tilted, but wasn't going to spill. I'd be more nervous to put a stemmed wine glass on them anywhere but in the middle, though. The top is comfortable as a make shift "seat" but I am planning to use the duo in place of a coffee table. I am happy with the purchase, but I think the color is mis-represented.Read More
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Hello uk, this lovely item is recommended as a seating stool. We do apologize, Overstock is not able to weight test items. Thank you for shopping with us.
Can this stool, 1508 truly be left on a patio that is open to the elements?
Hello Linda stuckey, yes this can be left out in the elements. Have a great day!
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