Teak sofa

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH012003


Sofa in solid teak and cotton cloth. Upholstered in light grey cotton cloth with black piping.

Slightly tilted backrest and seat. Low "compass" type leg assembly in teak with profiled flat legs, connected by rails.

Circa 1955-56.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 33.1 in / 84 cm.
  • Length: 55.1 in / 140 cm.
  • Depth: 31.5 in / 80 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: High Court in Chandigarh (1955) sector 1, Panjab University, sector 14 and student housing in Chandigarh.

Note : This sofa also existed covered with moleskin.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Dorotheum, similar model in black hide, sale on 17/05/2011 in Vienne - Austria, page 125, lot no. 175. Sold for €18600.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in beige cotton cloth, sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 114. Sold for $35000 / €31720.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in beige pony hide, sale on 26/10/2017 in Chicago, page 24, lot no. 127. Sold for $65000 / €55607.

Photo ref.: "Architectural Digest" magazine, September-October 2011, page 148.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 77, 140, 227.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 565 under reference: PJ-SI-36-B.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Chandigarh, Pierre Jeanneret" by François Laffanour - Laffanour Galerie Downtown, Paris, 2015, page 85.

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