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A pair of Macassar ebony 'Fuseau-Facettes' armchairs, applied with ivory, with pearl-grey and burgundy silk upholstery, by Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, circa 1920-1922, signed with the designer's branded mark to seat rail
This design is registered as 42 (former reference) and 152 (current reference) in the Ruhlmann archives, Musée des Années Trente, Boulogne-Billancourt.