Cabinet in macassar ebony, American burr walnut, and gilt-bronze; the case in macassar ebony, with two doors in burr walnut centering a functioning drum-form gilt-bronze clock; raised on two bronze triglyph supports and a rectangular plinth; the interior fitted with twenty-four cubbyholes.
Branded: A within a circle
This cabinet is accompanied by a copy of a certificate from Ruhlmann noting the materials and model of the cabinet, the client for whom it was made, and a facsimile of the branded signature and atelier mark.
Height: 73 in (185.4 cm)
Width: 47 ½ in (120.6 cm)
Depth: 14 in (35.6 cm)
Florence Camard, Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco, New York: Abrams, 1984, p. 163.
Commissioned for the study of Mr. Jean Bloch in 1927
DeLorenzo Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Chicago