PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)
Four V-leg armchairs from the Chandigarh administrative buildings, France/India, 1950s; Teak, cane, upholstery; Unmarked; 32" x 20 1/2" x 22"; Literature: Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau; Provenance: Rago Auctions, Modern, October 2013, lot 1182
Sale Price: $9,375
Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000
Refinished, reupholstered, re-caned. Some light wear to frames, including scuffs/scratches/dents. No breaks or repairs, good condition. Tear to one woven seat (does not affect structural support). Proportions vary, all chairs were hand-made.