Teak desk



Desk known as "Writing table" in solid teak and teak veneer. Rectangular top in thick veneer, affixed to a slim rail at one end, connected on the right by two tapered legs with a square section, and on the left by a box section containing a storage compartment and three drawers.

Drawer opening grip, in the shape of a hollowed-out circle on an aluminium background, typical of the work of Pierre JEANNERET in Chandigarh.

Circa 1960.


  • Height: 74 cm.
  • Length: 114 cm.
  • Width: 61 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Administrative buildings in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere"   Sale on 03/11/2011 in Marseille, page 47, lot no. 62.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere"   Sale on 15/01/2014 in Marseille, page 13, lot no. 17. Sold for €9427.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 573 under reference: PJ-BU-04-A.

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