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14: EMILE-JACQUES RUHLMANN, Pair of 'Hydravion' armchai

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Pair of 'Hydravion' armchairs, circa 1923. Macassar ebony, silvered bronze, leather. Each: 64 x 64 x 73 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 28 3/4 in) Underside of each branded with ‘Ruhlmann’ (2). Ω

PROVENANCE Private collection, Switzerland Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, ‘20–21st Century Design Art’, 10June 2004, lot 45 DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, 2004.
LITERATURE René Chavance, ‘L’art décoratif contemporain au Pavillon de Marsan’, Art et Décoration, 1923, vol. 1, similar example on p.114 ‘Du fumoir au cabinet de travail par la bibliothèque’, L’Art Vivant, 1926, p.668 Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, Paris, 1983, pp.33, 80, 134, 202 .

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Estimate £120,000 – £180,000
Starting Bid £85,000
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