26 November 2002
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT TABOURETS
Attributed to Elsie de Wolfe, circa 1930
Each seat covered in leopard print faux suede
18¼in. (46.5cm.) high, 16in. (41cm.) wide (2)
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