Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann - Modern Masters London Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York, 1984, p. 203
    Emmanuel Bréon, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann: The Designer’s Archives, Book one: Furniture, Paris, 2004, p. 119 for a square example
    Emmanuel Bréon and Rosalind Pepall, eds., Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, exh. cat., Musée des Années 30, Paris, 2004, p. 314
    Florence Camard, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, New York, 2011, pp. 320, 363, 428 for a square example

  • Catalogue Essay

    The drawing for the present ceiling light design is recorded in the reference album 'Tapis, éclairages, miroirs, cheminées, consoles', (inventory number 2002.18.14) held by the Ruhlmann Archives at the Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne Billancourt, Paris.


Rare and important ceiling light, model no. 3543NR

circa 1930
Chromium-plated brass, alabaster, glass, passementerie.
142 x 111.7 x 18.9 cm (55 7/8 x 43 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.) as shown

£120,000 - 150,000 

Sold for £137,000

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Modern Masters

London Auction 26 April 2017