Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann - Design Day New York Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Ader Tajan, Paris, "Collection Roberto Polo," November 7, 1991, lot 104
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1984, p. 91 for a similar example
    Florence Camard, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, New York, 2011, p. 180 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    The drawing for the present model bed is recorded in the reference album “Sièges, lits, guéridons, tables” (inventory number 2002.18.12) held by the Ruhlmann Archives at the Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne Billancourt, Paris.

Property from an Important Private Collection, Colorado


Bed, model no. 894b NR

Kingwood-veneered oak, bronze, glass.
39 x 85 x 81 in. (99.1 x 215.9 x 205.7 cm)
Interior of foot board branded Ruhlmann, 1932 and with Atelier A medallion mark.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $47,500

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Design Day

New York Auction 13 December 2018