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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    A LATE LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU

    ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1765-70

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE LOUIS XV WALNUT FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU
    ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1765-70
    The molded frame above a caned back and swiveling caned seat and padded arms and drop in seat cushion covered in green leather


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    This desk chair is close to several others which are all signed pieces by Georges Jacob. Among these there is one, practically identical to the present lot, although covered in leather and not caned, which is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 422.

    Provenance

    Le Goût Steinitz; Christie's Paris, 14 November 2007, lot 65.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOT 118)