This is a Stool (Tabouret).
Using luxurious materials for this stool model—first created for fellow designer Jacques Doucet—Pierre Legrain adapted a traditional and basic African form to the modern European desire for comfort and sophistication.
It is credited
Lent by Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by an anonymous donor, 73.142.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 56.2 × 53.3 × 35.6 cm (22 1/8 in. × 21 in. × 14 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.