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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Switzerland
    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, ‘20–21st Century Design Art’, 10June 2004, lot 45
    DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, 2004

  • Literature

    René Chavance, ‘L’art décoratif contemporain au Pavillon de Marsan’, Art et Décoration, 1923, vol. 1, similar example on p.114
    ‘Du fumoir au cabinet de travail par la bibliothèque’, L’Art Vivant, 1926, p.668
    Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 1983, pp.33, 80, 134, 202

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Pair of 'Hydravion' armchairs

circa 1923
Macassar ebony, silvered bronze, leather.
Each: 64 x 64 x 73 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 28 3/4 in)
Underside of each branded with ‘Ruhlmann’ (2).

Estimate
£120,000 - 180,000 Ω

Sold for £133,250

Design

26 April 2012
London