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PLIANT (FOLDING STOOL)

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PLIANT (FOLDING STOOL)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

Louis XVI carved, painted and gilded pliant. The X-shaped supports are framed of swirl fluted collnettes having deep collars of acanthus leaves, conjoined to a drum travers and collared with strapwork enclosing florettes. Supports in the form of scrolled yokes carved with leafage bearing rose stems. Painted white and encircled with gilding.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
PLIANT (FOLDING STOOL)
Made from:
Wood -- material
Made in:
France
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
40.6 x 69.9 x 50.8 cm (16 x 27 1/2 x 20 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.98
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973