21 November 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
A CONSULAT EBONY-INLAID-MAHOGANY AND EBONIZED CANAPE
STAMPED 'JACOB FRERES. RUE MESLEE', CIRCA 1800
The back, arms and seat covered in white floral-embroidered silk, with sphinx-carved arm supports, with some later ebonized decoration and traces of metal inlay and the legs probably with further inlay
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Jacob Frères, Rue Meslée, was the stamp used by Georges II Jacob and François-Honoré-Georges Jacob during their collaboration from 1797-1803.
Please see note to lot 114 for further information.
A SUITE OF CONSULAT SEAT FURNITURE BY JACOB FRERES
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