EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN
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EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN

A BIBLIOTHEQUE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1932

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EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN
A BIBLIOTHEQUE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1932
The rectangular top above two doors concealing two drawers and shelves, flanked by three open shelves
32 ¼ in. (82 cm.) high, 78 in. (198 cm.) wide, 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

Ruhlmann designed this bookcase for the Cité Universitaire, Paris, circa 1932.

A variant of this model is recorded under the number 2428aNR (Nouveau Référencier) in the Ruhlmann archives at the Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne-Billancourt.

cf. F. Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 2009, p. 331 for a period photo of a student room at the at the Maison des Provinces Française at the Cité Universitaire, Paris.

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