View 1 of Lot 24. A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720.
View 1 of Lot 24. A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720.
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Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720

A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720

Estimate:

250,000 - 350,000 USD

Lot sold:

226,800

USD

Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

A Rare and Monumental Luminaire, Model No. NR41 03/AR3720


1928

together with a period marble plinth

executed by the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, France

silvered bronze, porcelain

impressed SEVRES and dated 1928 on one side; the interior numbered and dated S 1927 DN and inscribed MADE IN FRANCE

76 3/4 x 44 1/2 x 29 7/8 in. (194.9 x 113 x 75.6 cm) including the plinth

DeLorenzo Gallery, New York
Galerie Vallois, Paris
Sotheby's New York, June 11, 1997, lot 237
Pierre Lahalle, "L'Œuvre de Ruhlmann sur le paquebot Ile-de-France," Mobilier et Décoration, 1927, pp. 149 and 150 (for period photographs of the model on the Ile-de-France liner)
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1984, pp. 131 (for period photographs of the model on the Ile-de-France liner) and 301 (for the model from the Ile-de-France liner)
Louis-René Vian, Arts Décoratifs À Bord des Paquebots Français 1880-1960, Paris, 1992, p. 76 (for period photographs of the model on the Ile-de-France liner)
Ruhlmann: un génie de l'Art déco, exh. cat., Musée des Années 30, Paris, 2002, pp. 113 (for the model at the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie, Paris) and 114-115 (for period photographs of the model on the Ile-de-France liner)
Art Deco Ceramics, exh. cat., Kelly Gallery, New York, 2014, pp. 14-15 (for the present lot illustrated)
Art Deco Ceramics, Kelly Gallery, New York, June 11-August 13, 2014