E. J. Ruhlmann – Hydravion Armchair

Rare “Hydravion” model armchair covered with a cotton and silk canvas woven by Le Manach. With a deep seat and an inverted back underlined by a bead, framed by armrests with flat cuffs. The front legs are in African mahogany. Saber Hind feet in African mahogany. Stamped “Ruhlmann” on the front cross. Circa 1928.

The seat is sold with a similar contemporary model .

Bibliography :
Guillaume Janneau “Technique du Décor Intérieur Moderne” Editions Albert Morancé, page 146. “The Studio” Year-Book of Decorative art 1922 Edited by Geoffrey Holme, page 110. René Chavance “L’Art Décoratif Contemporain au Pavillon de Marsan” 1923, page 114. La Renaissance de l’Art Français et des Industries de Luxe, Le Mouvement Moderne, 1er Exposition d’Art Décoratif Contemporain organisée par l’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs 1923, page 206.