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Cabinet

Designer:
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French, Paris 1879–1933 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1918–19
Medium:
Amboyna, ivory
Dimensions:
27 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 28 1/2in. (69.9 x 41.9 x 72.4cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Collis P. Huntington, by exchange, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.154.3
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on underside: Ruhlmann
David David-Weill, Paris (probably until d. 1952; commissioned from the artist); [Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris, by 1972–73; sold to MMA]

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part I: 1900–1925," December 14, 1999–March 26, 2000, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco," June 10–September 5, 2004, no. 6.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. "Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco," September 30–December 12, 2004, no. 6.

Penelope Hunter in "Twentieth Century Art." Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 229, ill.

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "The Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 37 (Winter 1979–1980), pp. 20–23, ill. (color and bw, overall and details).

R. Craig Miller. Modern Design in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890–1990. New York, 1990, p. 40, ill. p. 103 (color).

Jared Goss in Ruhlmann: Genius of Art Deco. Ed. Emmanuel Bréon and Rosalind Pepall. Exh. cat., Musée des Années 30, Boulogne-Billancourt. Paris, 2004, pp. 166–70, 288, no. 6, ill. (color).



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