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Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

A Unique "Lorcia" Table, Model No. NR1510/AR1 029

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December 9, 11:37 PM GMT


250,000 - 350,000 USD

Lot Details


Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

A Unique "Lorcia" Table, Model No. NR1510/AR1 029

circa 1930

amboyna veneer, ivorine, gilt bronze

branded Ruhlmann three times

30 x 59 1/4 x 29 1/2 in. (76.2 x 150.4 x 74.9 cm)

Commissioned directly from the artist by Gabrielle Lorcia, Paris
Galerie Vallois, Paris
Millon & Robert, Paris, Collection of Geneviève & Pierre Hebey, October 28, 1999, lot 34
Sotheby's, Paris, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann et quelques artistes modernistes: une collection privée, June 4, 2009, lot 78
Acquired from the above
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1984, pp. 152 (for the present lot illustrated) and 284 (for the variant of the model with a shagreen-lined top)
Alastair Duncan, Art Deco Furniture, New York, 1984, p. 107 (for the present lot illustrated)
1971-1996: 25 ans d'Art Deco, exh. cat., Galerie Vallois, Paris, 1996, p. 19 (for the present lot illustrated)
Ruhlmann: un génie de l'Art déco, exh. cat., Musée des Années 30, Paris, 2002, p. 295 (for the present lot illustrated)
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 2009, p. 339 (for the present lot illustrated)