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.
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.