Stool

 
Stool
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  • Title :     Stool
  • Artist:     Carlo Bugatti Designer Carlo Bugatti Workshop Maker
  • Accession:     83.11.11
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     circa 1890
  • Dimensions:     Inches 17-1/4 41 16, Centimeters 48.3 104.1 40.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.11.11.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Wooden stool designed to accommodate a sitter playing guitar; the stool is in the shape of a wheelbarrow with copper, pewter and brass inlay organized in geometric patterns, bone appliques and a painted parchment (vellum) seat decorated with Arabic calligraphy and small birds.