Teak writting chair



Writing chair known as "Class room chair" in solid teak and braided canework. Asymmetric "compass" type double side leg assembly, with the legs connected by two crosspieces, the right leg supporting the writing panel, affixed to form a tablet.

The asymmetric right leg supports the fixed writing panel. Slightly slanted, curved canework backrest, attached to the seat by two solid supports at the bottom.

Circa 1960.


  • Height: 31.5 in / 80 cm.
  • Length: 23 in / 58,5 cm.
  • Depth: 24 in / 61 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Panjab University in Chandigarh, sector 14.

Reference : Swiss National Museum in Zurich. Le Corbusier Center in Chandigarh, sector 19.

Photo ref. : "Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Le Fur, Poulain, F.Tajan" Sale on 27/11/2006 in Paris, lot no. 12. Sold for €7399.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 562 under reference: PJ-SI-26-A.

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