Teak bench

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH010902


Bench in solid teak. Rectangular seat with wide slats, resting on two "compass" type side legs connected by a crosspiece.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 16.5 in / 42 cm.
  • Length: 53.1 in / 135 cm.
  • Depth: 18.5 in / 47 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: "M.L.A. Hostel" (hostel for civil servants), and "M.L.A. Flat" (residence for civil servants) in Chandigarh, sectors 3 and 4.

Note : This bench also exists with two crosspieces.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Cornette de Saint Cyr, similar model, sale on 01/12/2008 in Paris, page 39, lot no. 81. Sold for €4833.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Dorotheum, similar model, sale on 23/11/2010 in Vienne – Austria, page 106, lot no. 168. Sold for €8125.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 07/06/2012,  in Chicago, page 43, lot no. 127. Sold for $11250 / €8998.

Photo ref.: Catalogue David Rago, similar model, sale on 15/06/2014 in Lambertville - USA, lot no. 915. Sold for $7500 / €5538.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 07/06/2016 in Marseille, page 58, lot no. 148. Sold for €9812.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Bonhams, similar model, sale on 21/06/2017 in New York, page 41, lot no. 22. Sold for $16250 / €14498.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 565 under reference: PJ-SI-33-E.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 260, 261.

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