Permanent Collection

  • Late 19th century
  • Chinese
  • Height: 19 in.
  • Ceramic with cobalt underglaze

Cobalt blue glazed garden stool with low relief floral designs. The seat has an hour glass shape of three horizontal layers as the body with a pierced Chinese cash symbol of Fortune on the seat area.  The three tiers with six sections each depict scenes with fruit, flowers, birds, and fish. 

Pictured in an early photograph of the hotel grounds, near east front steps.

Accession number: 1999.080