Coffee table « boule Cabanel », circa 1920


Coffee table « boule Cabanel », circa 1920

African red wood and african red wood veneer, stamped Ruhlmann under one of the crosstie


Dimensions :
H 17 x W 58 x D 30 in.

Note :
Model drawn circa 1918-1919 and registered in Ruhlmann references under the numbers 1002AR & 1109NR

Provenance :
Ordered by the dramatist Henri Bernstein for his apartment, rue de l’Université in Paris, and by decent, his niece, Madame F., born in 1924

Documentation :
Similar model in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, inv. 55919

Bibliography :
Georges Bernstein-Grüber and Gilbert Maurin, Bernsteine le Magnifique, Éditions Lattès, Paris, 1998, description of the coffee table pp. 178-180

Reference : JER03