BIBOL GONSE CORNER CABINET

by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933)
France, circa 1933


39 ½” high; 50 ½” wide; 23 ½” deep

This macassar ebony corner cabinet has a central bank of five compartments with silvered metal pulls that can be adjusted to closed or open position flanked by open compartments with shelves. On the left side of the cabinet there are also three shelves that slide out with silvered metal pulls.

Impressed Ruhlmann/ 2/ B in a circle (for Atelier B).

Provenance:
Bibol Family
Collection du Chateau de Gourdon
March 31, 2011, Christie's Paris Lot #385.

Literature:
Florence Camard, "Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco", Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1984, p. 161 illus.

$360,000 - Inv. #5