E J Ruhlmann Armchair

GBP 80,000.00

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Object Description

An elegant resting armchair , model ” Rond Bas Magnin ” or ” Boudoir du Collectionneur ” in solid African mahogany .
The visible frame surround the rounded back, the armrests that widen in flat cuffs at right angles to the front upright .
The low band that surrounds the seat rests on silver-plated bronze egg-shaped legs .
The back , the seat and the upholstery cushions are covered with a blue silk velvet .
Bears the bot iron signature stamp on the side strut .
Model created in 1918 .
Itemized in the Ruhlmann reference catalogue under numbers 35 AR – 222 NR .

Object History

Will be documented in our double catalogue .
Provenance : Andrée Putman collection Paris .

Object Literature

– Pierre Kjellbergh, Art Deco-les maîtres du mobilier-le décor des paquebots, Editions de l’Amateur, Paris, 1998, modèle similaire reproduit page 214.
– Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Editions Monelle-Hayot, Paris, 2009, variante du modèle sur un dessin d archive référencé sur le CD ROM accompagnant le livre, dans la section Fauteuils de salon sous le n°41AR.
– Mobilier et décoration d’intérieur, modèle similaire reproduit à la page 119.

The double appellation of this pair of armchairs which we present you, created in 1918 by Jacques Emile Ruhlmann, were changed by the creator circa 1925. He endowed thems with egg-shaped feet in order to exhibit that ones in the boudoir of Hotel of the Collector with the «Oreille cassée» armchairs model.

Object Condition

RESTORED .

Object Details

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Kurfürstendamm 100
Berlin 10 709
Germany