19 May 2004
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI GILTWOOD MARQUISES
ONE WITH PARTIALLY OBLITERATED STAMP G. IACOB, CIRCA 1775
Each with square padded back, arms and seat covered in gold and polychrome floral silk, within a chanelled seat frame, on tapering turned fluted legs headed by paterae, regilt (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 20 November 1993, lot 259.
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Georges Jacob, maître in 1765.
The library of the novelist included a translation by a brilliant young mathematician that foresaw the age of computing
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