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    Sale 2182

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    2 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 44

    EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN (1879-1933)

    AN UPHOLSTERED AMARANTH 'OREILLE CASSÉE' ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1923-25

    Price Realised  

    EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN (1879-1933)
    An Upholstered Amaranth 'Oreille Cassée' Armchair, circa 1923-25
    with nickel-plated bronze feet
    35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high


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    cf. M. Dufréne, Ensembles mobiliers, exposition internationale de 1925, pl. 1 and 5,
    F. Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, Paris, 1983, p. 90 for a period illustration of this chair model at the Hôtel du Collectionneur.