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Lot 144
ÉMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN | "DUCHARNE" SOFA AND PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS
ÉMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN | "DUCHARNE" SOFA AND PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS
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Property from an Important American Collection

ÉMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN | "DUCHARNE" SOFA AND PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Property from an Important American Collection

ÉMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN | "DUCHARNE" SOFA AND PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Sold:43,750USD

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Description

Property from an Important American Collection

ÉMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN

"DUCHARNE" SOFA AND PAIR OF ARMCHAIRS


circa 1932

chair model no. 237nr

produced by Porteneuve, Paris

macassar ebony, gilt bronze, fabric upholstery

each branded DESSINÉ PAR RUHLMANN/EDITÉ PAR PORTENEUVE

sofa: 36½ x 63½ x 38 in. (92.7 x 161.3 x 96.5 cm)

chairs: 35½ x 26½ x 33 in. (90.2 x 67.3 x 83.8 cm) each

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Provenance

Commissioned directly from the artist by a Private Collector, 1932

Christie's Geneva, May 18, 1991, lot 257 and 259

Literature

Yvonne Brunhammer, Le Style 1925, Paris, 1975, p. 60 (for the chair model)

Pierre Kjellberg, Art Deco: Les Maitres du Mobilier, Paris, 1981, p. 167 (for the chair model)

Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1983, pp. 142 and 218-220 (for the chair model)

Yvonne Brunhammer, Art Deco Style, New York, 1984, p. 52 (for the chair model)

Emmanuel Bréon and Rosalind Pepall, Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, Paris, 2004, p. 222 (for the chair model)

Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 2009, p. 343 (for the chair model)

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