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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, PARCEL-EBONIZED AND PARCEL-GILT CONSOLES

    ONE STAMPED 'JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE', CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, PARCEL-EBONIZED AND PARCEL-GILT CONSOLES
    ONE STAMPED 'JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE', CIRCA 1800
    Each with a St. Anne marble top with a probably later mirrored backsplash, minor variations to timber and construction, block feet later, one stamped to middle center of top
    33½ in. (85 cm.) high, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide, 16¼ in. (41.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Jacob Frères Rue Meslée was the stamp used by Georges II and François-Honoré Georges Jacob, the sons of Georges Jacob during the years 1796-1803 when they had taken over their father's workshop.

    Provenance

    Anonymous Sale; Christie's, New York, 24 May 2000, lot 344 (The Property of a Lady of Title).