30 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A NAPOLEON III GILTWOOD STOOL
AFTER THE MODEL BY A.M.E. FOURNIER, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
With close nail upholstered woolwork seat, above a rope-twist frieze, with conforming legs and knotted stretcher
15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high; 22¾ in. (57.5 cm.) diameter
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The model for this stool was created by the upholsterer A.M.E. Fournier who worked in the boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, from 1850 onwards.
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