Rare John Gerts 19th Century Piano Stool - image 1 of 11

Proudly made in the USA circa 1882-1885 by John Gerts, this remarkably well-preserved 19th century Victorian piano/organ stool features an adjustable swivel seat ranging from 18” to 21” in height to easily accommodate multiple musicians and/or instruments. Constructed of solid oak and built to last, this rarely seen, highly coveted three-legged model is adorned with traditional ball-and-claw feet, artisan crafted with ornate cast iron details and solid glass.

John Gerts, a native German who learned the skill of piano manufacturing in Hamburg before emigrating to the United States, established his original company in Chicago, Illinois in 1870. He later partnered with William H. Bush and his son William L. Bush to form what is notoriously known as The Bush & Gerts Piano Company in 1885, which was revered as one of Chicago’s top piano manufacturers. The Bush Temple of Music is currently designated as a Chicago Landmark, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A truly rare opportunity to add an authentic piece of history to your collection in excellent condition created by John Gerts just before his rising debut. All pieces are original, free of defects, and fully functional.

Condition: Excellent overall with normal wear commensurate with age. Sturdy and structurally sound with no major defects observed. Seat is constructed of joined planks which creates visible seams, however, please note these are not cracks or the result of damage. Please examine photos carefully for details.

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ITEM ID
000033
COLOR
Brown
DEPTH
16" (41 cm)
STYLE
Victorian
THEME
Musical
WIDTH
16.5" (42 cm)
HEIGHT
18" (46 cm)
ORIGIN
United States • American
AGE
Late 19th Century
DIAMETER
14.5" (37 cm)
ITEM TYPE
Antique
MATERIAL
Wood, Oak

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Rare John Gerts 19th Century Piano Stool

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