25 November 2003,
Price realised USD 3,824
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A PAIR OF ITALIAN WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT STOOLS
Circa 1800, Naples
Each with a rectangular padded seat covered in mint green damask over a paneled seatrail, on curved X-frame supports joined by a turned stretcher
17½in. (44.5cm.) high, 19½in. (49.5cm.) wide, 15¾in. (40cm.) deep (2)
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For related Neopolitan curule form stools see Dott. Domenico Piva, Il Grande Libro del Mobile Antico, Milan, 1998, pp. 401-403.
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