Cast Aluminum "Royalton" Stool For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 10 images

Cast Aluminum "Royalton" Stool


Polished, cast aluminum "Royalton" stool by Philippe Starck for XO.


  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1990
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Excellent vintage condition
  • Dimensions
    H 31 in. x Dm 15 in.H 78.74 cm x Dm 38.1 cm
  • Diameter
    15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Seat Height
    31 in. (78.74 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
  • Reference Number
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with the seller on your behalf to ensure you're satisfied with the resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity

    Some items may require special handling and packaging. Request a shipping quote to see what options are available to your destination.

  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Philippe Starck (Designer)

A ubiquitous name in the world of contemporary architecture and design, Philippe Starck has created everything from hotel interiors and luxury yachts to toothbrushes and teakettles. Yet for every project in his diverse portfolio, Starck has maintained an instantly recognizable signature style: a look that is dynamic, sleek, fluid and witty.

     The son of an aircraft engineer, Starck studied interior design at the École Nissim de Camondo in Paris. He started his design career in the 1970s decorating nightclubs in the city, and his reputation for spirited and original interiors earned him a commission in 1983 from French president François Mitterrand to design the private apartments of the Élysée Palace. Starck made his name internationally in 1988 with his design for the interiors of the Royalton Hotel in New York, a strikingly novel environment featuring jewel-toned carpeting and upholstery and furnishings with organically shaped cast-aluminum frames. He followed that up in 1990 with an equally impressive redesign of the Paramount Hotel in Manhattan, a project that featured over-scaled furniture as well as headboards that mimicked Old Masters paintings.

    Like their designer, furniture pieces by Starck seem to enjoy attention. Designs such as the wedge-shaped J Series club chair; the sweeping molded-mahogany Costes chair; or the sinuous WW stool never fail to raise eyebrows. Other Starck pieces make winking postmodern references to historical designs. His polycarbonate Louis Ghost armchair puts a new twist on Louis XVI furniture; his Out-In chair offers a futuristic take on the classic English high-back chair. But for all his flair, Starck maintains a populist vision of design. While one of his limited-edition Prince de Fribourg et Treyer armchairs might be priced at $7,000, a plastic Starck chair for the Italian firm Kartell is available for around $250. As you will see on these pages, Philippe Starck’s furniture makes a bold statement — and it can add a welcome bit of humor to even the most traditional decor.

About the Seller

No Reviews Yet
1stdibs seller since 2005
Located in New York, NY
More From This Seller
Upholstered Brass Tripod Stools
Vintage 1960s Italian Stools
Brass, Upholstery
Upholstered brass tripod stools. Currently upholstered in white (not shown).
Pair of Petite Round Upholstered Stools
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Stools
Pair of petite round upholstered stools with curvilinear brass legs.
Pair of Curvilinear Aluminum Table Lamps
Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Pair of curvilinear aluminum table lamps.
Aluminum Pendant Composed of Opposing Disks
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Aluminum pendant fixture composed of opposing disks.
You May Also Like
Pair of Cast Aluminum Upholstered Swiveling Sto...
Eero Saarinen, Thinline
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Aluminum, Steel, Upholstery
Pair of cast aluminum upholstered swiveling stools by Thinline. In the style of Saarinen's tulip stool. Original label. Original seat covers. Can be reupholstered at no extra c...
Barre Stool Iridium Ballet Bar Stool, Cast Alum...
Jordan Mozer
Late 20th Century American Organic Modern Stools
Upholstery, Aluminum, Mohair
Iridium Ballet Barre stool, Cast Aluminum and Mohair, a 2018 variation on a 1992 stool design for Iridium, a restaurant and jazz club in New York across the street from the Lincoln C...
Four Gold Hollywood Regency Art Nouveau Style C...
Arthur Court
Mid-20th Century American Art Nouveau Stools
Remarkable set of four vintage Swivel and return gold Hollywood Regency / Art Nouveau style cast aluminum bar stools. The set features swivel and return seats, finely cast floral and...
East 3-Leg Goose Bar Stools, Cast Patinated Alu...
Jordan Mozer
21st Century and Contemporary American Organic Modern Stools
Aluminum, Mohair
East 3-leg Goose stool: cast aluminum and mohair. A 2018 variation on a stool designed for the lobby of East in Hamburg in 2004. Jordan Mozer (b.1958). Measures: 13" diameter x 31.5"...
Goodform Adjustable Aluminum Drafting Stool
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Aluminum, Fabric
Midcentury, industrial, drafting stool by Goodform General Fireproofing Company features an aluminum frame with vinyl seat and back. Measures: Seat height is adjustable from 25-30 in...
Standard Plopp Stool in White Aluminum by Zieta
21st Century and Contemporary Polish Modern Stools
Working on FiDU technology is all about experimenting with new materials, finishes, to find out new possibilities of use for the technology. The super-unique Plopp in aluminum is a m...
Leather Stools with Horned Bases
Philippe Starck
Late 20th Century American Modern Stools
A fun and unique pair of stools, probably custom. Made of leather with aluminum horned bases. They show wear and or patina consistent with age. The leather on each stool is different...
Golden Aluminum Bench or Stool, Ondulação
Estúdio Rika
21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Benches
Wood, Aluminum
This bench or stool is part of the Ondulação collection and takes inspiration in nature, specifically in the water world, the curves and organic forms and shape of water and its wave...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries