Bamboo and teak armchair



Armchair in bamboo, solid teak and cards. Four "log"-type legs in sold teak, with pre-drilled bamboo rods slotting in to form the seat frame and arm rests. Criss-crossing cotton cord back rest and seat made of braided jute cords displaying a geometric aesthetic.

This seat, of which very few copies were made, was among the first created by Pierre JEANNERET upon arriving in Chandigarh. These seats were used personally by him and his colleagues.

Circa 1953-54.


  • Height: 32.7 in / 83 cm.
  • Length: 23.6 in / 60 cm.
  • Depth: 26.2 in / 66,5 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Private homes in Chandigarh.

Reference : Similar examples at the City Museum in Chandigarh, sector 10.

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