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An Armchair Fit for a Prince

Result EUR128,000
Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 29 January 2021 - 14:00 (CET) - Salle 5-6 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

Did joiner Georges Jacob make this flat-backed chair for the Count of Artois? Its result, princely for an armchair, tends to support the hypothesis.

Georges Jacob (1739-1814), Louis XVI period, c. 1785, armchair with flat back in... An Armchair Fit for a Prince

Georges Jacob (1739-1814), Louis XVI period, c. 1785, armchair with flat back in molded, carved and gilded wood, 101 x 71 x 62 cm (39.77 x 27.96 x 24.41 in).
Result: €128,000

This armchair is not completely unknown: it belongs to the furniture of a room that has been partly reconstructed. The number of known chairs matters. Several have come up…
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Friday 29 January 2021 - 14:00 (CET) - Live
Salle 5-6 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009 Paris
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