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Auction: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
was auctioned on: 9 December 2010
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A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS

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Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000
ca. US$77,940 - US$124,704
Price realised:  £55,250
ca. US$86,124
Lot number 237, Views: 5

A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS
BY JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE, CIRCA 1796-1803
A SET OF FOURTEEN DIRECTOIRE MAHOGANY DINING-CHAIRS BY JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE, CIRCA 1796-1803 Comprising eight fauteuils and six chairs, each with an outscrolled pierced lattice backrest, the armchairs with curved arms and fluted column supports, the seats covered in close-nailed caramel brown leather, on ring-turned tapering legs headed by rosettes and terminating in toupie feet, two with paper label inscribed 'Cn Deiretot , six with labels inscribed ' Cnne B Chambre a coucher du 1er ', stamped 'JACOB FRèRES RUE MESLéE', two armchairs of later date The armchairs: 35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) wide; 19¼ in. (49 cm.) deep; the chairs: 34¾ in. (88 cm.) high; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep (14)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: 500 Years: Important Decorative Arts Europe
Date of the auction: 9 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
9 December 2010, London, King Street