Michel Boyer (French, 1935–2011)
Pair of ‘X’ Stainless Steel and White Leather Stools
France, circa 1968
Michel Boyer (French, 1935–2011)
Pair of ‘X’ Stainless Steel and White Leather Stools
France, circa 1968
H 16 x W 19 ¾ x D 19 ¾ in (40.6 x 50.2 x 50.2 cm)

Rare pair of ‘X’ stools or tabourets with stainless steel bases and white leather cushions. These stylish stools were produced by Rouve, France, circa 1968.  They are one of the most iconic designs of 1970s French style with stainless steel in vogue during this period.

Provenance
Literature

Les Assises du Siège Contemporain, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1968, p. 39

Anne Fourny, “Un événement dans le mobilier contemporain, l’acier inoxydable,” Plaisir de France, January 1969, p. 49, no. 10

Patrick Favardin and Guy Bloch-Champfort, Les décorateurs des années 60-70, Paris, 2007, pp. 92-93 (image 8)

Anne Bony, Meubles et Décors des Années 70, Pamplona, 2005, p. 169 (image 9)

Francis Spar, Décoration Tradition et Renouveau, Paris, 1973, pp. 164 and 193

Price: $25,000
Item #: BOY101
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