• Sale 2651

    The Steven A Greenberg Collection Masterpieces of French Art Deco

    12 - 13 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN (1879-1933)

    A PAIR OF TABLE LAMPS, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN (1879-1933)
    A PAIR OF TABLE LAMPS, CIRCA 1925
    silvered-bronze with clear and frosted glass beads, frosted glass canopy
    each 39 in. (99 cm.) high (2)


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    cf. P. Kjellberg, Art Déco: Les Maîtres du Mobilier, Paris, 1981, book cover;
    G. Janneau, Le Luminaire, Paris, 1992, p. 99;
    E. Bréon and R. Pepall, Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, exhibition catalogue, Musée des Années 30, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris, 2004. pp. 50 for another pair in the dining room of the Pavillon du Collectionneur and p. 135 for a sketch of the dining room at the same exhibition;
    F. Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 2009, p. 176 for a period photograph of other lamps of this model at Ruhlmann's L'Hôtel du Collectionneur, Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, 1925 and p. 320 for another example of this lamp model in textile manufacturer Paul Rodier's dining room, Paris, circa 1930.

    Provenance

    DeLorenzo Gallery, New York.


    Literature

    E. Bréon and R. Pepall, Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, exhibition catalogue, Musée des Années 30, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris, 2004, p. 253, cat. no. 41 for the here offered lamps.


    Exhibited

    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco, June - September 2004.