31 3/4 x 17 x 16 in. (80.6 x 43.2 x 40.6 cm) (show scale)
"G*JACOB" stamped on inner side of rear stretcher; crown surmounting three fleur-de-lys within oval stamped on underside of front stretcher, a mark of French Royal Furniture.
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George Jacob (1768-1803). Chair, ca. 1785. Carved beechwood, 31 3/4 x 17 x 16 in. (80.6 x 43.2 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Mary Hayward Weir, 68.202.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.202.3_bw.jpg)
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Side chair, Louis XVI, of gray, carved painted beech wood. Rectangular back with upholstered projecting panel in center; surrounding wooden frame carved in front; molded on sides. Upholstered "square" seat; skirt carved with strap work over darts. All four legs with stop-fluted shafts; acorn-like terminals.
CONDITIONS - Excellent. Paint probably not original.
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