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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    A NEAR PAIR OF LOUS XVI GREY-PAINTED MARQUISES

    CIRCA 1770, BOTH STAMPED 'G. IACOB', MINOR VARIATIONS TO CARVING

    Price Realised  

    A NEAR PAIR OF LOUS XVI GREY-PAINTED MARQUISES
    CIRCA 1770, BOTH STAMPED 'G. IACOB', MINOR VARIATIONS TO CARVING
    Each framed carved with laurel leaves, the seat and back covered in yellow striped silk (2)


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    Georges Jacob, maître in 1765.

    A similar marquise by Georges Jacob, illustrated in J. Nicolay, L'Art et la Manière des Maîtres Ebénistes Français, 1976, p. 238, fig. AQ.
    A similar pair is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 6 June 1984, lot 135.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOT 148)