Ventilator shutter



Vertical ventilator shutter in folded, riveted sheet aluminium. Profiled in the shape of an aeroplane's wing, with steel pivots at the ends for rotation and air regulation.

A handle inserted and screwed into the wing to operate the ventilator shutter. Locking catch at the bottom. Frame in wood and steel ballasting, for display purposes.

Circa 1957- 58.


  • Shutter height: 156.7 in / 398 cm.
  • Width: 17.7 in / 45 cm.
  • Depth: 2.7 in / 7 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Panjab University (sector 14), Secretariat (1958), Assembly (1964) in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 30/09/2013 in Marseille, page 33, lot no. 51. Sold for €21369.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial, similar model, sale on 31/05/2016 in Paris, page 89, lot no. 150. Set of two sold for €32500.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 278, 279, 280, 281, 289.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 604  under reference: LC-EA-05-A.

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