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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 619

    A NAPOLEON III GILTWOOD STOOL

    AFTER THE MODEL BY A.M.E. FOURNIER, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    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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