Teak bed



Single bed known as "single bed design" in solid teak and braided canework. Headboard slightly tilted with teak and canework frame. Rectangular, criss-crossed base in cedar, with intertwined cotton straps. "Spindle" type profiled leg assembly in solid teak.

Circa 1955-56.


  • Height: 27.5 in / 70 cm.
  • Length: 79.5 in / 202 cm.
  • Width: 38.6 in / 98 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Private homes in Chandigarh. 

History: this easy-to-carry bed is inspired by the traditional Indian "Charpoi", which is taken outside to sleep in hot weather.

Photo ref.: "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 590 under reference: PJ-L-02-A.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Bonhams, similar model, sale on 07/06/2018 in New York, lot no. 64. Sold for $12500 / 10575€.

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