A Napoleon III gilt-wood rope stool, retaining its original gilding and now upholstered in hand-dyed yellow linen. In the manner of A. M. E. Fournier.
A very similar stool to the present lot was given in 1985 by Arthur and Madeleine Lejwa to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where it is now on display in the 19th century galleries,
France, circa 1870.
Height: 18 ins (46 cms),
Diameter: 22 ins (56 cms)