Rectangular desk, with eight drawers flanking a center drawer, in palissandre with inset leather writing surface. Attached is an adjustable light with a chromium-plated bronze base.
Branded twice: Ruhlmann
Branded once: 1932 and A inside a circle
Height: 29 ½ in (75 cm)
Length: 75 ½ in (191.8 cm)
Depth: 38 in (96.5 cm)
Jacques Émile Ruhlmann e a Fraternidade das Artes, SERRALVES, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, July 17-September 27, 2009
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York: Abrams, 1984, pp. 218, 219, and 221 (model illustrated).
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann, New York: Rizzoli, 2011, p. 353 (similar desk pictured).
Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Jacques Émile Ruhlmann e a Fraternidade das Artes exhibition catalogue, text by João Fernandes and others, Porto, 2009, pp. 105 (similar desk pictured) and 117 (this desk pictured).