Teak glass-fronted bookcase



Glass-fronted unit known as "bookcase" in solid teak. Quadrangular body with two sliding glass doors. Thick teak shelving inside. Short base affixed underneath the body, made up of three "compass" type tapered, slanting leg pieces.

Circa 1960.


  • Height: 87.5 cm.
  • Length: 138 cm.
  • Depth: 26.5 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Administrative buildings in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Catalogue Christie's" Sale on 05/06/2007 in New York, page 125, lot no. 270. Sold for $9 000 / €6 685.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Catalogue Dorotheum" Sale on 23/11/2010 in Vienna - Austria, page 108, lot no. 170. Sold for €6 250.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Sotheby’s, similar model, sale on 28/05/2019 in Paris, page 193, lot no. 130. Sold for €8125.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, page 289.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 236, 312.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, page 594  under reference: PJ-R-13-A.

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