Sissoo low chair



Low chair known as "kangourou" in solid sissoo (Indian rosewood) and braided canework. Canework seat and backrest on a profiled sissoo structure forming a base at the back. Two slanting, profiled legs at the front. Slightly curved backrest, with leg following on from the seat to form a horizontal "Z" shape.

Circa 1955.


  • Height: 27.5 in / 70 cm.
  • Length: 21.1 in / 53,5 cm.
  • Depth: 30.7 in / 78 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Hall of the General Hospital, sector 32 and private homes in Chandigarh.

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

Photo ref.: Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Poulain, F.Tajan, similar model, Design sale on 14/06/2010 in Paris, pages 86 and 87, lot no. 99. Pair sold for €36900.

Photo ref.: Catalogue “Oise Enchères”, similar model, sale on 19/04/2015, page 96, lot no. 183. Sold for €26040.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Wright Auction, similar model, sale on 08/11/2018, page 92, lot no. 47. Sold for $32500 / €28518.


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