Desk known as "Writing table" in solid teak and teak veneer. Rectangular top in thick veneer, affixed to a slim rail at one end, connected on the right by two tapered legs with a square section, and on the left by a box section containing a storage compartment and three drawers.
Drawer opening grip, in the shape of a hollowed-out circle on an aluminium background, typical of the work of Pierre JEANNERET in Chandigarh.
Provenance: Administrative buildings in Chandigarh.
Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 03/11/2011 in Marseille, page 47, lot no. 62.
Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 15/01/2014 in Marseille, page 13, lot no. 17. Sold for €9427.
Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 573 under reference: PJ-BU-04-A.