A pair of Empire style cream painted and giltwood X-frame stools, each with rectangular padded seat on supports in the form of crossed swords with foliate decoration joined by a turned stretcher, late 19th Century, each 34in. (86.5cm.) wide, 18in. (46cm.) deep, 23in. (58.5cm.) high.
Comparative Literature: A pair of Neapolitan X-frame stools with similar cross-sword supports illustrated in Il Mobile Classico Italiono, Morazzoni, Editore Gorlich - Milano, 1955, Tav. CCXLVIII, while in the Royal Palace, Naples. (2)