Medium: Wood, shagreen (likely ray skin), laquer, gilding
Dimensions: 22 × 21 × 12 in. (55.9 × 53.3 × 30.5 cm)
Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
Accession Number: 73.142
Catalogue Description: Stool (tabouret), black lacquer and sharkskin over wood. U-shaped seat covered with sharkskin, supported by four polygonal columns lacquered black and a center column covered in sharkskin. Center column is narrow at center and flares toward top and bottom and rests on a flat square base covered with gold leaf. The outer lacquered columns are polygonal each with a flange beneath the seat. Rectangular base, tri-stepped on front and back and slopping at either end. Middle step covered with gold leaf base otherwise covered with black lacquer. CONDITION - Good. All edges of parchment are worn.