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Ruhlmann Piano for Jean Lambiotte, a First on the Market!

Published on , by Vanessa Schmitz-Grucker
Auction on 28 June 2024 - 14:00 (CEST) - Salle 1 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009

Art Deco genius Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann used his talent to design pianos for several manufacturers, including the most famous, Pleyel, for the Lambiotte family.

Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann (1879-1933), 1927-1928, Pleyel quarter-tail grand piano in... Ruhlmann Piano for Jean Lambiotte, a First on the Market!

Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann (1879-1933), 1927-1928, Pleyel quarter-tail grand piano in Macassar ebony veneer and walnut burr, case decorated with ivory diamond marquetry and top encircled by an ivory band (Elephantidae spp.), numbered "F72 444" in two places and "184 249", 99 x 165 x 167 cm/ 3.24 x 5.41 x 5.47 ft. Estimate: €80,000/100,000

The story of this quarter-tail grand piano is the story of the meeting of two great French names: one in pianos, Pleyel, the other in the decorative arts, Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann . Ruhlmann's reputation as a designer and decorator gave him all the necessary skills to transform this musical instrument. An adept of interiors without false notes, in which all elements respond to…
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Friday 28 June 2024 - 14:00 (CEST) - Live
Salle 1 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009 Paris
Auction Art Rémy Le Fur & Associés
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