Teak sofa

LE CORBUSIER AND PIERRE JEANNERET

CH011900


Sofa 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: 62.2 in / 158 cm.
  • Depth: 31.5 in / 80 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: High Court and Assembly in Chandigarh, sector 1.

Note : This sofa also existed covered with moleskin.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips de Pury & Company, similar model in black hide, sale on 09/06/2010 in New York, page 184, lot no. 123. Sold for €$37500 / €31391.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model in anthracite grey cloth with red piping, sale on 11/12/2010 in Marseille, page 34, lot no. 69. Sold for €14760.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model in anthracite grey cloth with red piping, sale on 30/04/2011 in Marseille, page 27, lot no. 36. Sold for €16110.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial, similar model in pearl grey alcantara, sale on 26/11/2013 in Paris, page 52, lot no. 39. Sold for €36372.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips - Design London, similar model in black skin foal, sale on 28/04/2015, lot no. 215. Sold for £43750 / €61237.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips - Design New York, similar model in black skin foal, sale on 09/06/2016, lot no. 13. Sold for $81250 / €71223.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model in white skin foal, sale on 20/11/2018 in Paris, page 130, lot no. 92. Sold for €46250.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 135, 282.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 101, 122, 157, 184, 185, 213, 265, 286.

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-B.

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

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