Teak sofa

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH012007


Sofa in solid teak and imitation leather. Upholstered in original black imitation leather with piping. Backrest, seat and armrests slightly tilted. "Compass" type side leg assembly in teak with profiled, flat legs, connected by two supporting rails underneath the seat. Separate armrests with "roll" type stuffed covers. 

Circa 1958-59.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 28.3 in / 72 cm.
  • Length: 53.9 in / 137 cm.
  • Depth: 26.8 in / 68 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Panjab University, sector 14, student housing including "Hostel for girls" (1959), High Court (1960) and various administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in black cotton and red piping, sale on 23/03/2010 in Chicago, page 125, lot no. 267. Sold for $25000 / €18483.

Photo ref.:  Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in blue cotton fabric, sale on 07/06/2018 in Chicago, lot no. 246. Sold for $52500 / €44420.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, page 97.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 564 under reference: PJ-SI-32-B.

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