Teak armchair



Judge's chair in solid teak and cotton fabric. Slightly tilting backrest, seat and armrests covered in anthracite grey cotton cloth. "Bridge"-type side leg assembly in teak with slanting, profiled flat legs, supporting detached armrests with stuffed "roll"-type pads. Front crosspiece and back crosspiece for support under the seat.

Circa 1955-56.


  • Height: 48.82 in / 124 cm.
  • Length: 27.95 in / 71 cm.
  • Depth: 28.35 in / 72 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: High Court in Chandigarh, sector 1.

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

Note : This armchair also existed covered with leather or moleskin.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial, Briest, Le Fur, Poulain, F. Tajan, similar model brown leaher, sale on 27/11/2006 in Paris, page 32, lot no. 30. Pair sold for €17265.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Christie’s, similar model in beige leather, sale on 05/06/2007 in New York, page 106, lot no. 256. Pair sold for $44400 / €32856.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model in anthracite grey cotton cloth, sale on 04/06/2015 in Marseille, lot no. 144. Sold for €13838.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 23/03/2017 in Chicago, lot no. 159. Sold for $18750 / €17385.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 140, 141.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed: die Keure 2014, pages 22, 89, 244, 245, 273.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 567 and 568 under reference: LC/PJ-SI-43A.

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