Lot n° 276
18 000 - 20 000 EUR
Result with fees
21 250 EUR
Large armchair with flat backrest in green...
Large armchair with flat backrest in green and golden molded molded wood, the curved belt, the front posts carved with winged griffins whose wings support the armrests with cuffs, they are finished in animal shank and by claws, the rear feet arched. Stamp not very legible JACOB D: R MESLEE, and marked inv??and a number in ink 9?91 Empire Period H 101 - W 79 - D 59 cm This armchair has the same architecture, with identical front pillars and hind feet, as one of a series of four armchairs, by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter, which were in Joachim Murat's room, Grand Duke of Berg, on the first floor of the Elysée Palace around 1806 1 This seat can also be compared to Charles Percier's drawing plate 6 of the "Recueil de Décorations Intérieures comprenant tout ce qui a rapport à l'ameublement" 2 The Jacob-D Rue Meslée stamp is used by François-Honoré- Georges Jacob- Desmalter from 1803 to 1813. 1 Stored in National furniture and reproduced in Mobilier Français consulat empire, JP. Samoyault, Paris 2009, p.60 F. 88 2 Armchair executed in Paris in the house of the C. D***
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