Coiffeuse Van Beuningen
Property from an Important Private Collection
[Provenant d'une Importante Collection Privée]
Van Beuningen dressing table
[Coiffeuse Van Beuningen]
makassar rosewood, shagreen and ivory
Stamped Ruhlmann and with the mark of the Atelier A underneath
ébène de macassar, galuchat et ivoire
Estampillé Ruhlmann et avec la marque de l'Atelier A au revers]
133 x 95 x 46 cm ; 52 ⅜ x 37 ⅜ x 18 ⅛ in.
Good overall condition, consistent with age and use. The wood presents with surface scratches and with a few dents. The ivory presents with four yellow tape on the angles around the shagreen and with a few cracks concentrated on both sides of the drawer. There is a loss of wood marquetry on the left side of approximately 1 cm. The shagreen presents with dust inherent to age and use.
The hinge of the mirror appears to have been change at a later date.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, 1983, Paris, p. 274
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, 2009, Saint-Rémy-en-l'Eau, p. 316
[Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, 1983, Paris, p. 274
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, 2009, Saint-Rémy-en-l'Eau, p. 316]
Reference number 1828 NR in the Ruhlmann Archives, Musée des Années 30, Boulogne Billancourt.
[Modèle référencé sous le numéro 1828 NR dans les Archives Ruhlmann, Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne Billancourt.]