Teak desk.



Pierre JEANNERET. Executive desk in solid teak and teak veneer. Veneered rectangular top, affixed to three pairs of "compass" type high legs. A high rail and box section suspended on 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:  71.5 cm.
  • Length: 137 cm.
  • Depth:  68.5 cm. (+/-).

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.: Catalogue Phillips, similar model, sale on 06/06/2019 in New York, page 165, lot no. 117. Sold for $10625/ €9405.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, page 58.

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.

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