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Jacob Desmalter, Chest Of Drawers Secretary Mahogany Louis XVI Period Late Eighteenth

Jacob Desmalter, Chest Of Drawers Secretary Mahogany Louis XVI Period Late Eighteenth sold
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"Jacob Desmalter, Chest Of Drawers Secretary Mahogany Louis XVI Period Late Eighteenth"
Jacob Desmalter, Louis XVI Mahogany Commode Commode Furniture Late 18th Century Furniture Including Louis XVI Mahogany Commode and Secretary By JACOB DESMALTER. Mahogany Furniture Richly Decorated with Brass and Garnished with a Gray Veined White Marble Top. This Set Has Cloverleaf Locks, Supplied With A Key That Works For Both Pieces Of Furniture. The Chest of Drawers Opens with 5 Drawers in 3 Rows on the Front. It Rests on 4 Spinning Top Feet Ending in a Golden Brass Hoof. The secretary opens with 4 drawers and a flap on the front. Its flap revealing a Havana leather top and 6 small drawers. It Rests on 4 Spinning Top Feet. These 2 pieces are stamped by JACOB DESMALTER. "JACOB D Rue MESLEE". Jacob Desmalter et Cie is the association of father Jacob and his son François-Honoré, who added the name “Desmalter” to his surname. This association was formed on the death of George II Jacob. From then on his works bore another inscription arranged like the previous one on two lines. The traditions of Georges Jacob were continued by his sons Georges and François-Honoré united under the name of "Jacob Frères", then on the death of the eldest of the Jacob brothers on 30 Vendémiaire Year XII (23 October 1803), François- Honoré formed a new association with his father, under the name of "Jacob Desmalter et Cie". When he was appointed cabinetmaker to the Emperor, his factory had taken on prodigious development. There were no less than fifteen workshops there, including seven for carpentry, cabinetmaking and turning, three for sculpture, painting and gilding on wood, three others for working bronzes, one for tapestry and the last for mechanical locksmithing. The father was always there active and wise, taking care of everything. We made a lot, we made “rich”, but what had become of the exquisite lines of “Jacob” of the 18th century. The fact remains that it was at this time that Jacob, working with the painter David, created the Empire style, imitated from the antique and which sought in the art of imperial Rome its sumptuous, majestic and hard lines. . Parisian work of very high quality, from the end of the 18th century. Perfect Finish. Dimensions: Secretary Height: 143 cm Depth: 41.5 cm Width: 92 cm Dresser Height: 90 cm Width: 124.5 cm Depth: 59.5 cm This Furniture is in Perfect State of Conservation. For all information, contact us.

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Jacob Desmalter, Chest Of Drawers Secretary Mahogany Louis XVI Period Late Eighteenth
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