Teak armchair

LE CORBUSIER AND PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010809


Armchair in solid teak and cotton cloth. Backrest, seat and armrests slightly tilted and covered in anthracite grey cotton cloth with red piping. "Bridge" type side leg assembly in teak with slanted, profiled flat legs, supporting separate armrests with "roll" type stuffed covers.

A front and back rail support the seat from underneath.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 29.9 in / 76 cm.
  • Length: 29.5 in / 75 cm.
  • Depth: 31.5 in / 80 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Hight Court and Assembly in Chandigarh.

Reference : City Museum in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 11/12/2010 in Marseille, page 31, lot no. 70. Pair sold for €17835.

Photo ref.: Catalogue "Bonhams", similar model, sale on 21/06/2016 in New York, page 31, lot no. 34.  Pair sold for $17500 / €15566.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model in white skin foal, sale on 03/05/2018 in Paris, pages 184 and 185, lot no. 122. Pair sold for €81250.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model in white skin foal, sale on 20/11/2018 in Paris, page 131, lot no. 93. Pair sold for €62500.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips, similar model beige cotton cloth with brown piping, sale on 06/06/2019 in New York, page167, lot no.119. Pair sold for $100000 / €8852.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 138.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 50, 51, 123, 156, 184, 185, 204, 205, 212.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier - Meubles et Intérieurs 1905-1965" by Arthur Rüegg. Fondation Le Corbusier, Scheidegger & Spiess, 2012, page 356.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 567 under reference: LC/PJ-SI-42-A.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Chandigarh, Pierre Jeanneret" by François Laffanour - Laffanour Galerie Downtown, Paris, 2015, pages 80, 82, 83.

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