29 - 30 November 2012
A SUITE OF LOUIS XVI SEAT FURNITURE
BY HENRI JACOB, CIRCA 1780
Comprising a canape and six fauteuils, each covered in its original Aubusson tapestry depicting the Fables de La Fontaine and other pastoral scenes, the canape stamped twice H. JACOB, all inscribed in red with museum accession number 42.27-42.33 (7)
By repute Collection of Yolande Martine Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchess de Polignac, Place de la Concorde.
With French & Company, New York.
Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers, New York, 1942.
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The Cleveland Museum of Art, Bulletin, pp. 47-66, April, 1942.
P. Verlet, Les meubles français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris, 1956.
Henri Jacob, maître in 1779.
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