Pierre Legrain (French, 1889-1929). <em>Stool (Tabouret)</em>, ca. 1923. Wood, lacquer, sharkskin, 22 1/8 x 21 x 14 in. (56.2 x 53.3 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by an anonymous donor, 73.142. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.142_threequarter_SL3.jpg)

Stool (Tabouret)

Artist:Pierre Legrain

Medium: Wood, lacquer, sharkskin

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Dates:ca. 1923

Dimensions: 22 1/8 x 21 x 14 in. (56.2 x 53.3 x 35.6 cm)


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Accession Number: 73.142

Image: 73.142_threequarter_SL3.jpg,

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.

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