Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann - Design New York Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galerie Claude, Cologne
    Private collection, Germany, acquired from the above, 1993
    Christie's, Paris, "Arts Décoratifs du XXe siècle et Design," November 21, 2012, lot 10
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    "Chambres à coucher et salles de bains," Art et Industrie, November 1926, p. 43
    Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 1983, pp. 90, 253, 268
    Emmanuel Bréon, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, Interior Design, Paris, 2004, p. 7
    Florence Camard, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, New York, 2011, p. 115

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model table is recorded as reference numbers AR 1015 and NR 1161 in the Ruhlmann Archives at the Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne Billancourt, Paris.

Property of a Lady


"Élégant" guéridon

circa 1913
Macassar ebony, Macassar ebony-veneered wood.
25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) high, 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) diameter
Underside branded Ruhlmann and with Atelier B medallion mark.

$24,000 - 26,000 

Sold for $32,760

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New York Auction 7 December 2022