Coffee table « boule Cabanel », circa 1920
African red wood and african red wood veneer, stamped Ruhlmann under one of the crosstie
H 17 x W 58 x D 30 in.
Model drawn circa 1918-1919 and registered in Ruhlmann references under the numbers 1002AR & 1109NR
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
Similar model in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, inv. 55919
Georges Bernstein-Grüber and Gilbert Maurin, Bernsteine le Magnifique, Éditions Lattès, Paris, 1998, description of the coffee table pp. 178-180
Reference : JER03