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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY JARDINIERE

    BY GEORGES JACOB, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY JARDINIERE
    BY GEORGES JACOB, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular panelled shape fitted with a removable lead liner and decorated with leaf tip-cast borders, the panels flanked and divided by fluted uprights, the ends with carrying handles, above a moulded plinth, stamped 'G.IACOB'
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high; 43 in. (109 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The late Ambassador Pamela Harriman; Sotheby's, New York, 19-21 May 1991, lot 629.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 40-81)