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Louis XVI Day Bed or 'Lit De Repos' in the Manner of Georges Jacob, 1739-1814


A late 18th century Louis XVI daybed or 'lit de repos', in the manner of Georges Jacob (1739-1814). Constructed in walnut with the swept ends of scrolled form, carved with flower heads and displaying the beautifully figured walnut, on eight stop-fluted square tapering legs, each front leg headed by a paterae. The daybed is upholstered with jacquard silk fabric having end bolsters and back pillows (of use if standing on the wall). The back side of uncarved and plain design. Pierre Kjellberg: Le Mobilier Francais du XVIIIe Siècle, Paris 2008, p. 460, fig. b.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 33.08 in. x W 76.38 in. x D 22.05 in.

    H 84 cm x W 194 cm x D 56 cm

  • Seat height
    19.69 in. (50 cm)
  • Seller location
    Berlin, DE
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