RUHLMANN STYLE GILT WOOD ARMCHAIR

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann style gilt wood armchair

Solid beechwood frame, hand carving.

Gold leaf finishings. Upholstering with COM.

         

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann is a legendary French furniture designer and interior decorator of the Art Deco period.

Ruhlmann was the son of a decorating contractor and he took over the family business in 1907.

He designed luxury home goods including wall papers, rugs, lighting, porcelain pieces and furniture.

Aesthetic refinement, sumptuous materials, and impeccable construction techniques make Ruhlmann’s furniture unique, timeless and extremely elegant.

Ruhlmann’ s furniture and drawings can now be found in private and public collections such as Musee des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Musee d’Orsay(Paris), Victoria and Albert Museum (London), Metropolitan Museum of Arts (New York), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

 

Source: Wikipedia

Photo: Thomas Hennocque