Auditorium armchair in solid teak and leather. Double "X" base forming armrests in the upper part. Seat with leather-covered cushion in a teak frame.
Seatback is tilted and slightly curved with black leather trim. These seats were originally covered with moleskin.
Provenance: Chandigarh Tagore Theatre, sector 18.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Le Fur, Poulain, F.Tajan, similar model, sale on 27/11/2006 in Paris, lot no.47. Pair sold for €9249.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Le Fur, Poulain, F.Tajan, similar model with red leather, sale on 24/11/2010 in Paris, lot no.233. Pair sold for €5738.
Photo Ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 11/06/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 131. Sold for $ 7500 / € 6671.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips - Design London, similar model in black leather, sale on 26/04/2017, page 157, lot no. 238. 6 sold for £50000 / €59000.
Photo Ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in grey nubuck, sale on 22/03/2018 in Chicago, page 23, lot no. 145. Pair sold for $16250 / €13202.
Photo Ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Patrick Seguin Gallery, page 191.
Photo Ref.: Similar model in "Catalogue - Amie Siegel" Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 170, 171, 253, 255.
Photo Ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gerald Moreau, page 569, under the reference number: PJ-SI-49-A.
Photo ref.: Similar model in "Chandigarh, Pierre Jeanneret" by François Laffanour - Laffanour Galerie Downtown, Paris, 2015, page 89.