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19th Century Italian Curule Stool



A striking 19th century Italian wrought iron folding Curule stool with a handstitched saddle leather seat and decorative floral rosettes on both sides where the legs cross. Curule seats were designed by early Romans and were seen as a symbol of political or military power. The design carried over to other civilizations and was utilized by kings in Europe, Napoleon, and others.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Width: 24.25 in. (61.6 cm)Depth: 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)Seat Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    Renaissance Revival (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Wear commensurate with age. Many stains on leather seat, but we think it adds to the charm of the piece.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RIGHTPROPER12121stDibs: LU3738320884402

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  • Shipping
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    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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