Dating: 17th century
Material: Wood, Leather & Brass
Dimensions (cm): 146,8 x 57,3 x 54,5
Inv. no.: PD0001
These seats belong to the class of objects and utensils which brought the inestimable benefit of making life easier and more pleasant.
Man, by gradually obtaining the resources which allowed him to stop sitting on the ground, dignified himself in his own eyes and was set free from the links that attached him to his brutish animal side.
Augusto Cardoso Pinto