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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 506

    A DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY CHAUFFEUSE

    BY G.JACOB, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY CHAUFFEUSE
    BY G.JACOB, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The back rail stamped G.JACOB
    Together with a Napoleon III mahogany chauffeuse by Jeanselme, mid 19th century, with drop in seat, stamped JEANSELME (2)


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    The firm of Jeanselme was established in 1824 by Charles-Joseph-Marie Jeanselme at 7 & 9, rue Harlay, Paris. Their most prestigious moment occurred in 1847 when they purchased the workshops of Jacob.

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