19 May 2004
A CONSULAT MAHOGANY FAUTEUIL DE BUREAU
STAMPED JACOB.FRERES RUE MESLEE, CIRCA 1800
The incurving crestrail ending in grimacing lion's head terminals, continuing to a padded seat covered in close-nailed black horsehair, on ring-turned legs ending in ball feet
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Monaco, 22 June 1991, lot 100.
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The stamp is that of Georges II and François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter, in use from 1796-1803.
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