London, South Kensington
1 May 2012
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY BERGERE
BY GEORGES JACOB, CIRCA 1785
Covered in cream cut velvet, with rosette-headed stop-fluted legs, stamped 'G.IACOB'
Sotheby's, Monaco, 27-28 June 1998, lot 299.
Christie's, London, 11 May 2000, lot 36.
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Georges Jacob, maître in 1765.
A closely related bergère, stamped Jacob, was supplied to the duc de Penthièvre for Chateauvillain, and subsequently sold Christie's, London, 7 December 1995, lot 105 (£7,475 including premium).
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