Sissoo low cupboard

PIERRE JEANNERET

CH050202


Double-sided low cupboard known as "File Rack" in solid sissoo (Indian rosewood). Six compartments for books, four in the centre and two at the side higher up. Legs formed by the body's two side panels.

Circa 1957-58.

Dimensions:

  • Height: 27.9 in / 71 cm.
  • Length: 48 in / 122 cm.
  • Depth: 14.6 in / 37 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Secretariat in 1958 and administrative buildings in Chandigarh (sector 1).

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 11/12/2010 in Marseille, page 43, lot no. 84. Sold for €10578.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Cornette de Saint Cyr, similar model, sale on 21/11/2011 in Paris, page 15, lot no. 33. Sold for €15000.

Photo ref.: Cannes Enchères, similar model, sale on 07/07/2012 in Cannes, page 15, lot no. 276. Sold for €10540.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 132. Pair sold for $30000 / €27188.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 24/03/2016 in Chicago, lot no. 194. Pair sold for $30000 / €26897.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model, sale on 22/11/2016 in Paris, page 122, lot no. 302. Sold for €18750.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 23/03/2017 in Chicago, lot no. 158. Pair sold for $32500 / €30134.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Piasa, similar model, sale on 06/12/2018 in Paris, page 26, lot no. 35. Sold for €19500.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 209, 250, 266, 289.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 29, 56, 84, 129, 148, 149, 221, 248, 286.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 597  under reference: PJ-R-27-A.

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