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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS

    BY GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI WHITE-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FAUTEUILS
    BY GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1780
    Each covered in gold and yellow dotted silk, the rectangular back with châpeau de gendarme gadrooned toprail with beaded border, flanked by detached fluted ionic columns surmounted by rosettes and turned finials, the arms on spirally-fluted turned and reeded uprights above a bowfront beaded seat, on spirally-fluted turned tapering legs headed by rosettes, stamped 'G.IACOB', re-decorated (2)


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    Georges Jacob, maître in 1765.

    These chairs are very close in overall form and decorative details to a suite made by Jacob in 1787 for the Salon des Jeux at the Château St. Cloud (illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 419).

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Acquired from Galerie Perrin, Paris.