15 June 2004
AN IVORY-INLAID CARVED MAHOGANY CABINET**
JACQUES-EMILE RUHLMANN, CIRCA 1919
model 2005 AR/2117 NR, with slide out serving tray above central recess with shelves, drawer below carved with formalized bowl of flowers, with key
36 5/8 in. (93 cm.) high, 50¾ in. (129 cm.) wide, 23½ in. (59.8 cm.) deep
reverse stamped Ruhlmann and A within a circle, front underside branded Ruhlmann
Macklowe Gallery, New York
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cf. Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Master of Art Deco, 1993, p. 278, two versions of the model illustrated.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru