• The Collection of Ann Getty
Lot 116

Empire Carved Mahogany Settee, Jacob Freres Rue Meslee

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Unmarked. Ensuite with lot 115 and 117.

37 1/2 x 6 ft. 4 in. x 25 in., seat height 16 in.

Jacob Frères Rue Meslée' was the stamp used by Georges II (1768-1803) and François-Honoré Georges Jacob (1770-1841), sons of Georges Jacob (1739-1814, maître in 1765) between 1796 and 1803, after taking over their father's workshop.

 

Condition

In good overall condition, wear is consistent with age and use. Upholstered in green silk damask fabric. Minor scuffing, nicks and veneer losses and lifting, predominantly along the seat rail of the settee and back legs. Structurally sound. 

Notwithstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

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Sold Christie's London, September 30, 1999, Lot 220 as a large suite.

The Collection of Ann Getty.