Emile Jacques RUHLMANN (1879-1933) and L'Art du Bronze.
Exceptional set of four Silver plated bronze sconces composed of two tapered, fluted and grooved arms, from an oval faceted back plate.
France Circa 1925
Provenance: Private collection, France
Literature: Le Luminaire et Les Moyens D’éclairages Nouveaux, Paris: Editions D'art Ch. Moreau, 1925.
Literature: Croquis de Ruhlmann, Presentes par Leon Moussinac, Editions Albert Levy, Paris, 1924.
Literature: Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Volume V, 1925, Office centrale d'éditions et de librairie Paris, Imprimerie Nationale. AD by: L'ART DU BRONZE, Section française.
Literature: Ruhlmann by Florence Camard, Editions du Regard, Paris, 1983, P.91, P.247
Literature: Ruhlmann by Florence Camard, Editions Monelle Hayot, Paris, 2009, P.180, P.329, P.427.
Beautiful lampshades redone with reference to the original ones: Folded into pleats in Silk, held by stitching the top and the bottom. Rewired for US, bayonet sockets, 110v light bulbs. Silk pleated lampshades redone.
Price : Sold
Materials / Techniques: Silver-plated bronze, Silk
Condition: Excellent condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Some minor marks and some degree of patina on the bronze. Minor marks due to oxidation. Marks of polishing, re-plated and polished years ago. Lamp shades in perfect condition.
Measurements: H.14"1/2 x W.12" x D.7" each.download pdf