Single folding 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. Removable upholstered mattress covered in brown cotton cloth with beige piping.
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.
Réf. photo : Catalogue Aguttes, similar model, sale on 07/05/2018 in Paris, page 42, lot n°31. Sold for 10140€.
Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 590 under reference: PJ-L-01-A.