George Jacob (1768-1803). <em>Chair</em>, 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)


Artist:George Jacob

Medium: Carved beechwood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1785

Dimensions: 31 3/4 x 17 x 16 in. (80.6 x 43.2 x 40.6 cm)


Accession Number: 68.202.3

Image: 68.202.3_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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