21 November 2008
A NEAR PAIR OF LOUS XVI GREY-PAINTED MARQUISES
CIRCA 1770, BOTH STAMPED 'G. IACOB', MINOR VARIATIONS TO CARVING
Each framed carved with laurel leaves, the seat and back covered in yellow striped silk (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 6 June 1984, lot 135.
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Georges Jacob, maître in 1765.
A similar marquise by Georges Jacob, illustrated in J. Nicolay, L'Art et la Manière des Maîtres Ebénistes Français, 1976, p. 238, fig. AQ.
A similar pair is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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