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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 450

    A RESTAURATION ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU

    IN THE MANNER OF JACOB, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A RESTAURATION ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU
    IN THE MANNER OF JACOB, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    With incurved crestrail terminating in lion masks, padded seat covered in yellow damask silk, on ring-turned baluster front supports, some mounts later


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    With its incurving crestrail and finely-carved grimacing lion's masks terminals, this fauteuil de bureau is reminiscent of the oeuvre of the Jacob dynasty and almost certainly based on designs by Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre-Leonard Fontaine (1762-1853) in their Recueil de Decorations Interieures published in Paris in 1801.

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