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    Paris, France, circa 1829
    Marks: (partial paper label) Chateau des Tuileries, 1829 No 6361 (effaced)
    Stamped: (crown 3 fleurs de lis) TH, C 14089, C du M, JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE
    34-1/4 inches high x 17-1/4 inches wide x 15-1/2 inches deep (87.0 x 43.8 x 39.4 cm)

    The pair of side chairs with five spindle inset backrest, black leather seat with nail-head trim and turned legs.

    The Palais des Tuileries was redecorated in the Empire Neoclassical style for Napoleon I under the direction of designers Percier and Fontaine. François-Honore-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770-1841) the second son of famed Parisian furniture maker Georges Jacob (1739-1814) produced the bulk of the furniture in conjunction with Jean-Pierre Louis as members of the Garde-Meuble Imperial. The mark "TH' corresponds with the Chateau des Tuileries during the French Restoration (1815-1830).

    PROVENANCE: Chateau des Tuileries, 1829

    Condition Report*:

    With visible wear to the legs, especially at the bottom of each.  Nicks and scratches along the top and loss to a small portion at the top of the center back rails to one and to original finish visible to the backrest of one.  Modern upholstery.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2012
    12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
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