Armchair in solid teak, with seat and backrest in braided canework. Double “compass”-type, asymmetrical side leg assembly connected by two crosspieces in the lower section, with the back leg extending up to support the seat’s armrests. Reinforcement bracket under the joints of the front and back legs. Slightly slanted, curved backrest, attached to the seat by two solid supports at the back.
Provenance: Panjab University, sector 14 and administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1.
Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 562 under reference: PJ-SI-27-A.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, sale on 20/10/2016 in Chicago, lot no. 124 page 15. Sold for $4800 / €4371.
Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 26/10/2017 in Chicago, page 49, lot no. 172. Pair sold for $13750 / €11762.