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Stool: M.11-1960

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Jacob, Georges (Production)


Stool with gilt wood frame and turned legs carved with neo-classical ornament; seat covered with Beauvais tapestry showing two doves drinking from a bowl.


History note: Charles Claye; his sister Miss Marjorie McInnes Claye

Legal notes

Given by Miss Marjorie McInnes Claye in accordance with the wishes of her brother Charles Claye.

Measurements and weight

Height: 45 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960) by Claye, Marjorie McInnes, Miss


Louis XVI
Late 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1785

School or Style


Components of the work

Seat Depth 46 cm Width 45.5 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G.JACOB
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-1960
Primary reference Number: 77193
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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