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French, 1879-1933
Six Dining Chairs, circa 1925
Walnut and leather upholstery
Each branded Ruhlmann.
Height 36 3/4 inches.
Ruhlmann designed various models inspired by the chaise gondole form. The model offered here was used for many private residence commissions including Lord Rothermere and Francois Ducharne. Examples in American burr walnut were exhibited as part of the dining suite of the Hotel du Collectionneur at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs in 1925.
Emmaneul Breon and Rosalind Pepall, eds. Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco. Paris: Somogy Editions D'Art, 2004.
Camard, Florence. Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco. Paris: Editions du Regard, 1983.

Property of a Private Collection

Estimate $60,000-90,000

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