Four-legged stool

Carved and gilded walnut, covered in mid-18th century french tapestry with modern silk tasseled fringe | 50.8 x 50.8cm | c. 1710

Unknown Artist

This four-legged stool exemplifies the skilled forms of carving found on a variety of seating furniture at the end of Louis XIV’s reign. This stool, or tabouret, consists of a padded rectangular seat resting on four legs. The top of each leg is carve...
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