Teak low chair

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010819


Low chair in solid teak and cotton cloth. Upholstered in light grey cotton cloth with black piping.

Slightly tilted backrest and seat. Low "compass" type leg assembly in teak with profiled flat legs, connected by two rails.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions: 

  • Height: 33.1 in / 84 cm.
  • Length: 22.6 in / 57,5 cm.
  • Depth: 31.5 in / 80 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: High Court in Chandigarh (1955), Panjab University (sector 14) and student housing in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: Similar model in catalogue "Wright Auction" Sale on 26/03/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 100. Sold for $13 750/ €12 560.

Photo ref. : Similar model in the catalogue "Wright Auction" Sale on 11/06/2015 in Chicago, lot no 105. Covered in grey skin foal sold for $30 480 / €27 296.

Photo ref.: Similar model in beige cotton cloth, in"Catalogue Wright Auction" Sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 113. Pair sold for $100 000 / €90 630.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in beige pony hide, sale on 26/10/2017 in Chicago, page 23, lot no. 126. Pair sold for $179000 / €153133.

Photo ref.: "Architectural Digest" magazine, September-October 2011, page 148.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, page 151.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 19, 56, 57, 113, 141.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 565 under reference: PJ-SI-36-A.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Chandigarh, Pierre Jeanneret" by François Laffanour - Laffanour Galerie Downtown, Paris, 2015, pages 8, 37, 85.

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