What's the function of a stool?
The main function is to sit. The earliest stool, stool is not us today, it is only equivalent to the foot pedal. It is the last thing as seats. The development of the Song Dynasty, more popular. The seat stool, grades inferior to the chair, stool in the Ming and Qing Dynasties in many forms, large Fangdeng, rectangular stool, bench, stool, stool and other five Fangdeng, plum.
In the seats, Mazar is the earliest, is the predecessor of stool, a stool in the back into a chair on the evolution. The title is called the civil stool stool stool. Originally used for riding on the horse and on the car, it is also called a horse stool and a stool. Commonly known as the folk name, and "Wu stool", because martial arts people sit like a bell, depending on what is not needed, hence the name. Stools are simple in materials and widely used, so they are larger than chairs. The shape of the stool is very rich, in the early days is rectangular, has been extended to the Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty into a square, also appeared circular, fan-shaped, plum shaped, hexagonal stool.