Lot 17
  • 17

AN IMPERIAL CARVED GILTWOOD CEREMONIAL FAUTEUIL, DESIGNED BY PERCIER AND FONTAINE, MADE BY JACOB-DESMALTER IN 1804, COMMISSIONED FOR NAPOLÉON'S THRONE ROOM AT THE PALAIS DE TUILERIES

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 GBP
Sold
237,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

partially stamped "R.MESLEE"; stamped "TH. with three crowned fleur-de-Iys in an oval"; stenciled in black ink "17222"; inscribed label "Salle du Throne"; printed label "Château des Tuileries / 1829. No." with handwritten inscriptions "1535-8", and "Salon de réception / de Monseigneur / le Dauphin"; also stencilled in ink "1578". 
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