Teak writing chair

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010110


Writing chair known as "Class room chair" in solid teak and braided canework. Asymmetric "compass" type double side leg assembly, with the legs connected by two crosspieces, the right leg supporting the writing panel, affixed to form a tablet. Slightly slanted, curved canework backrest, attached to the seat by two solid supports at the bottom.

Circa 1960.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 33 in / 84 cm.
  • Length: 17.7 in / 45 cm.
  • Depth: 20.5 in / 52 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Panjab University in Chandigarh (sector 14).

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 30/04/2011 in Marseille, page 37, lot no. 49. Sold for €1858.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips de Pury & Company, similar model, sale on 27/09/2011 in London, page 104, lot no. 60. Sold for €4602 / £4000.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 07/06/2012 in Chicago, page 59, lot no. 142. Sold for $2625 / €2098.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Dorotheum, similar model, sale on 04/11/2015 in Vienna - Austria, lot no. 25. Sold for €4500.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 20/10/2016 in Chicago, page 7, lot no. 106. Pair sold for $9600 / €8743.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 06/04/2017 in Marseille, page 21, lot no. 47. Sold for €4848.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips – Design London, similar model, sale on 18/10/2018, page 96, lot no. 44. Sold for £8125 / €9246.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 08/11/2018 in Chicago, page 28, lot no. 165. Sold for $3750 / €3290.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Piasa, similar model, sale on 06/12/2018 in Paris, page 27, lot no.37. Set of six sold for €23400

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 42, 120, 133, 151, 214, 271, 277.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 562 under reference: PJ-SI-26-E.

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