Teak Armchair

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010105T


Armchair known as "Cane and teak wood armchair" in solid teak with seat and backrest in braided canework. Asymmetric "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 supports at the bottom.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 28.3 in / 72 cm.
  • Width: 20 in / 51 cm.
  • Depth: 27.5 in / 70 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, similar model, sale on 03/11/2011 in Marseille, page 2, lot no. 1. Pair sold for €6443.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Poulain, F.Tajan, similar model, Design sale on 19/05/2014 in Paris, pages 108 and 109, lot no. 68. Pair sold for €19500.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 22/09/2014 in Marseille, lots no. 5 and 6. Sold for €5912 and €6541.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 116. Sold for $10625 / €9628.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 09/06/2016 in Chicago, lot no. 103. Sold for $9375 / €8238.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Modern & Design Auction LAMA, similar model, sale on 05/03/2017 in Los Angeles, page 90, lot no. 127. Sold for $22500 / €21307.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 23/03/2017 in Chicago, lot no. 152. Sold for $5313 / €4926.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 23/03/2017 in Chicago, lot no. 154. Pair sold for $13750 / €12749.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model, sale on 17/05/2017 in Paris, page 99, lot no. 83. Pair sold for €50000.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Lama, Los Angeles Modern Auctions similar model, sale on 21/05/2017 in Van Nuys CA, page 97, lot no. 128. Pair sold for $13750 / €12528.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Piasa, similar model, sale on 15/03/2018 in Paris, page 23, lot no. 40. Pair sold for €22100.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 07/06/2018 in Chicago, lot no. 244. Pair sold for $22500 / €19036.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Piasa, similar model, sale on 06/12/2018 in Paris, page 21, lot no. 26. Pair sold for €26000.

 

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