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A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD MARQUISE
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A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD MARQUISE

BY GEORGES JACOB

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A LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD MARQUISE
By Georges Jacob
The beaded and stiff-leaf-carved padded back, arms, squab cushion and seat covered in crimson and ivory silk decorated with neo-classical urns and foliage, the arm-supports carved with guilloche and acanthus, on circular tapering fluted legs headed by patera and terminating in toupie feet, stamped G. IACOB, regilt
38½ in. (92 cm.) wide
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Georges Jacob, maître in 1765

A virtually identical pair of marquises by Jacob was sold at Ader, Picard, Tajan, Paris, 15 June 1979, lot 71, while a further closely related marquise by Henri Jacob (maître in 1779), first cousin of Georges, was sold anonymously at Christie's Monaco, 5 December 1992, lot 118.
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