Friday, January 1, 1971

Jacob Famille

Jacob Famille ..........
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Georges Jacob II (1768-1803), the son of Georges Jacob and Jeanne-Germaine Loyer, was born in Paris on May 26, 1768. He never married and lived in the family home at 77, rue Meslée. He was exclusively involved with the administration of this enormous enterprise. He and his brother were partners, operating under the name of Jacob Frères, from 1796 until his death. Toward the end of his life, his health worsened and his father, who had always helped and advised his sons, become more involved in the management of the firm. Georges Jacob II died on October 28, 1803. 
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Jacob-Desmalter was the shop name of the partnership between François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770-1841) and his father Georges Jacob, which lasted from 1803 to 1813. They produced and traded in most of the furniture and art objects of the imperial residences.