Sissoo armchair



Armchair in solid sissoo (Indian rosewood), with seat and backrest in braided canework. "Compass" type double side leg assembly, with the legs connected by two crosspieces, supporting the armrests.

Slightly slanted, curved backrest, attached to the seat.

Circa 1953-54.


  • Height: 34.6 in / 88 cm.
  • Width: 20 in / 51 cm.
  • Depth: 22 in / 56 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Panjab University (sector 14) and administrative buildings of Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere"   Sale on 03/11/2011 in Marseille, page 30 lot no. 39. Pair sold for €4968.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 563 under reference: PJ-SI-28-D.

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