A French late 18th century Louis XVI giltwood canapé by Henri Jacob
Lot 64
A French late 18th century Louis XVI giltwood canapé à la reine by Henri Jacob
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,493) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French late 18th century Louis XVI giltwood canapé à la reine
by Henri Jacob
the backrail with a frieze of piastres issuing outswept padded armrest terminated by a scroll, on acanthus and fluted support, the rectangular padded back and seat above a frieze of piastres, on tapering fluted legs, each surmounted by patera centred with a flower, stamped H.JACOB, covered with a beige-ground floral silk upholstery, 178cm wide, 85cm deep, 100cm high (70" wide, 33" deep, 39" high).

Footnotes

  • Henri Jacob, maître in 1779.

    Literature:
    P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle, Dictionnaire des ébénistes et des Menuisiers, pp. 436-440.
    A similar canapé is illustrated pp. 436-437.
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