PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)
Six armchairs from The State Bank of India, France/India, 1950s; Teak, upholstery, cane; Hand-painted letters/numbers to three; 33 1/2" x 21" x 21"; The bank was designed by J.K. Chowdhury and Le Corbusier in 1952; Literature: Langmead and Garnaut, Encyclopedia of Architectural and Engineering Feats, 2001
Sale Price: $5,000
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,500
Refinished, re-caned, reupholstered. Proportions vary. Some darkened dents and chips throughout, no breaks or repairs. Good overall condition.