Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats

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Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats
Item 1036
In solid, carved giltwood. First quarter of the 19th century.

The curule seat was first used by the Ancient Romans to denote political or military power. It was adopted by later European rulers, including Napoléon Bonaparte.


38" wide by 21" deep by 29" high


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