Francois Honore' Georges Jacob Desmalter
An Empire ormolu mounted mahogany armchair
First half XIX c.
92 x 65 x 65 cm (36 ¹/₄ x 25 ⁵/₈ x 25 ⁵/₈ inches)
An Empire ormolu mounted mahogany armchair, attributed to Francois Honore' Georges Jacob Desmalter (1770-1841). A very similar earlier tilt wood armchair in Compiegne Castle was delivered by Jacob Desmalter in 1809 for la chambre de l'imperatrice.
A north Italian neoclassical giltwood console with grey bardiglio marble top, Genoa, last quarter XVIII c.