Armchair known as "Committee chair" in solid teak and leather. Backrest, seat and armrests slightly tilted and covered in black leather with piping. "Compass" type side leg assembly in teak with slanted, profiled flat legs, supporting separate armrests with "roll" type stuffed covers. A front and back rail support the seat from underneath.
Provenance: High Court in Chandigarh, administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1 and Panjab University, sector 14.
Reference: Similar example at Swiss National Museum in Zurich.
Note : This armchair also existed covered with moleskin.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in black leather, sale on 29/03/2012 in Chicago, page 51, lot no. 167. Pair sold for $25000 / €18761.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model in black leather, sale on 15/01/2014 in Marseille, page 13, lot no. 16. Sold for €3896.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips - Design London, similar model in skin foal, sale on 28/04/2015, lot no. 68. Sold for £47500 / €66442.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model in light brown leather, sale on 29/10/2015 in Chicago, lot no. 110. Pair sold for $25000 / €22657.