Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Round stool

Date:
ca. 1780
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beech, covered in 18th-century blue silk velvet
Dimensions:
H. 14-1/2 in. (36.8 cm); Diam. of top 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.105
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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