The cream painted and parcel gilt frame of each chair with banderol and water leaf moulding to the seat rising to pearl and further banderol moulding to the back, the padded tapestry back and seat of each chair with a scene of animals within a pearl moulded frame surmounted by a rocaille, within a border of roses and ribbons raised on reeded tapering supports descending from square rosette capitals. Each chair stamped 'G. JACOB' to the underside. Born in 1739 Georges Jacob was renowned as a maker of fine French furniture who made chairs for Marie Antoinette and other members of the royal household and later in his career, the Bonapartes. Georges Jacob was also believed to have been apprenticed to Louis Delanois.
Dimensions: Height 89.5 cm, Width 48.5 cm, Depth 44 cm