Teak low cupboard



Low cupboard in solid teak. Rectangular body with sixteen open compartments and four compartments at the top. Pair of tall "compass" type side legs affixed to the sides of the body and connected by two rails.

Circa 1957-58.


  • Height: 84 cm.
  • Length: 122 cm.
  • Depth: 37.5 cm. (+/-).

Provenance: Secretariat in 1958 and administrative buildings in Chandigarh.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Christie's" Sale on 05/06/2007 in New York, page 61, lot no. 227. Sold for $28800 / €21312.

Photo ref.: "Catalogue Leclere" Sale on 23/10/2010 in Marseille, page 56, lot no. 110. Sold for €7995.

Photo ref.: "Cannes Enchères" Sale on 07/07/2012 in Cannes, page 14, lot no. 269. Sold for €8432.

Photo ref.: Catalogue Leclere, similar model, sale on 19/09/2017 in Marseille, lot no. 14. Sold for €12760.

Photo ref : "Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, footprints on the sand of Indian architecture", S. Bahga, 2000. Page 109-115.

Photo ref. : Similar model in "Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India" by Galerie Patrick Seguin, pages 270, 288.

Photo ref.: Similar model in “Catalogue – Amie Siegel” Ed. Prem Krishnamurthy. Printed : die Keure 2014, pages 74, 96, 120.

Photo ref.: Similar model in "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret l'Aventure Indienne" by Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau.  Page 593  under reference: PJ-R-05-A.

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