CHAIR, MODEL NO. 152 | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-CHAIR, MODEL NO. 152

Estimated value: 50,000—80,000 US$

Auction:
Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

Location:
New York

Lot number: 35

Design

EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN

Architonic id

4107695

Macassar ebony, ivory and leather upholstery
Branded Ruhlmann
33 1/2 in. (89 cm) high

Provenance:
Christie's London, October 29, 1997, lot 58

Literature and References:
J.J. Adnet, Sieges Modernes, Paris, 1929, p. 36 (for a similar example)
Alain Lesieutre, The Spirit and Splendour of Art Deco, New York, 1974, p. 120 (for a related example)
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1983, p. 227 (for a drawing of the model) and p. 252
Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 20s Decorative Arts, Cologne, 2000, p. 121
Emmanuel Bréon, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann: Furniture, Paris, 2004, pp. 75 and 88