Jacques Emile Ruhlmann
Pair of salon chairs by Jacques Emile Ruhlmann in ash wood with silver plated bronze ball feet. Low Model called “Bas Ducharne”. Two silver circles inside front frame. Reupholstered in beige fabric. Frame in original condition.
History: Model created around 1927 for the salon for the 1st Class cabins on the steamship Ile-de-France.
Biblio: “Ruhlmann” by Florence Camard, pg. 264
Exerpt from Book about the salon: “The harmonies of blond, silver and pure white recurred in the furnishings. Crafted in polished ash, there were gondola-form ‘Cuiller transart’ chairs, light ‘Dourant’ armchairs for the game tables and ‘Ducharne’ armchairs with rounded backs”. (pg. 264)
32.25:H x 25.5″W x 28.25″D
Seat Height: 15.5″