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Jean Pascal Billaud, Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, id., p. 92, 94, 96-98.
Post Lot Text
FINE NGOMBE STOOL
Democratic Republic of Congo
The curved rectangular seat on four faceted and tapered cylindrical legs, inset with brass upholstery nails forming a geometric design of rectangles. Dark glossy patina
A stool of this type was the inspiration for a carved and lacquered wood stool by Pierre Legrain for Jacques Doucet. This was included as lot 44 in the sale of furniture from the Doucet estate, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 November 1972.