Desk in solid sissoo (Indian rosewood). Rectangular top with drop-down sides supported by a "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.
Provenance: Administrative buildings in Chandigarh.
Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 30/04/2011 in Marseille, page 35, lot no. 46. Sold for €5576.
Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 574 under reference: PJ-BU-10-B.