This pair of tabourets was among the furnishings of the Bernheim apartment which was decorated by Pierre Chareau in the 1920s.
cf. Marc Vellay and Kenneth Frampton, Pierre Chareau, Architecte-meublier 1883-1950, 1984, p. 318 for an illustration of the model and p. 299 for a description of and period literature references for this model. See Brian Brace Taylor, Pierre Chareau, Designer and Architect, 1992, p. 68, fig. 26 and p. 80, fig. 34 for illustrations of the model, p. 68 for a period photograph of the installation by Chareau at the Exposition d'art dcoratif in the Pavilion Marsan, 1927, and p. 80 for a period photograph of the exhibition of Chareau's furniture at the Galerie Barbazanges in Paris, 1926, each showing the 'MT 1015' stool.