Teak desk



Collapsible administrative desk in solid teak and teak veneer. Rectangular top in thick veneer resting on a "log" type tripod leg assembly on the one side, with the legs connected by a triangular crosspiece, and by a double-sided rectangular box section suspended on four "log" type legs on the other.

The box section has four compartments on the inside, and two doors on the outside.

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

Circa 1958-60.


  • Height: 28.9 in / 73,5 cm.


  • Length: 60 in / 152,5 cm.
  • Width: 36.4 in / 92,5 cm.

(box section)

  • Length: 62.6 in / 159 cm.
  • Width: 20.4 in / 52 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Secretariat (1958) and various administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Phillips, similar model, sale on 06/06/2017 in New York, page 63, lot n°43. Sold for $43750 / €38885. 

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