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Michel Boyer X Stool



The X stool was created in 1968 by Michel Boyer and edited by Rouve. Made of folded stainless steel and leather, its shape is reminiscent of the curule seats. Made of folded stainless steel and leather, its shape is reminiscent of the curule seats. The X stool is probably one of the most iconic and sculptural stools of the 1970s. This example has a new brown leather cushion. Michel Boyer (designer), Rouve (editor), X stool, circa 1968. Good original conditions, some slight signs of use, Scratches on the metal under the cushion. Cushion is new. Michel Boyer (1935-2011) studied first at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and then at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. He then trained with the decorator André Arbus. During his career, he realized mainly headquarters but also embassies such as the French embassy in Brasilia. The interiors and furniture created by Michel Boyer are in the tradition of French classicism while offering a large place to the materials of the 1970s. Michel Boyer has notably decorated boutiques for Lanvin, Balmain and Dior. In addition, he counts among his private clients none other than Lilianne Bettencourt, Elie de Rotschild or Karim Aga Khan.


  • Creator
    Michel Boyer (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.12 in (46 cm)Width: 19.69 in (50 cm)Depth: 19.69 in (50 cm)Seat Height: 19.69 in (50 cm)
  • Style
    Space Age (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1968
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU7128229656412

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