5 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY JARDINIERE
BY GEORGES JACOB, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Of rectangular panelled shape fitted with a removable lead liner and decorated with leaf tip-cast borders, the panels flanked and divided by fluted uprights, the ends with carrying handles, above a moulded plinth, stamped 'G.IACOB'
15¾ in. (40 cm.) high; 43 in. (109 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep
The late Ambassador Pamela Harriman; Sotheby's, New York, 19-21 May 1991, lot 629.
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