Teak armchair

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010101T


Office chair known as "Office cane chair" in solid teak with seat and backrest in braided canework. "Compass" type double side leg assembly, with the legs connected by two crosspieces and supporting the armrests. Slanted, slightly curved backrest, attached to the seat by two small supports at the bottom.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 30.1 in / 76,50 cm.
  • Width: 19.7 in / 50 cm.
  • Depth: 18.5 in / 47 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: University housing at Panjab University, sector 14 and administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1.

Reference: One similar example at Le Corbusier Center in Chandigarh, sector 19 and at City Museum in Chandigarh, sector 10.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 25/04/2009 in Marseille. Page 52, lot no. 102. Pair sold for €3 660.

Photo ref.: Similar model in catalogue "Wright Auction" Sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, page 54, lot no. 112 and 135. Set of four sold for $11 875 / €10 761 and pair sold for $16250 / €14726.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 09/02/2016 in Marseille, lot no. 125. Sold for €4403.

Photo ref.: "Le Corbusier Meubles et Intérieurs 1905-1965" by Arthur Rüegg, page 355.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 68, 147, 187, 262, 263, 307.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 562 under reference: PJ-SI-28-B.

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