Teak desk



Desk in solid teak. Rectangular top with one drop-down side supported by an asymmetric "compass" type double leg assembly. One box section, off-centre to the right, with two drawers. Drawer opening grips in the shape of hollowed-out circles on an aluminium background, typical of the work of Pierre JEANNERET in Chandigarh.

Circa 1960.


  • Height: 71 cm.
  • Length: 137 cm.
  • Depth: 74 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Administrative buildings in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Artcurial Briest, Poulain, F.Tajan" Design sale on 14/06/2010 in Paris, page 84, lot no. 95.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 03/11/2011 in Marseille, page 43, lot no. 56.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Cannes Enchères" Sale on 10/03/2012 in Cannes, page 7, lot no. 254. Sold for €7440.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, page 132.

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