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Back to Modern Design / January 20, 2019


PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)


PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Assembled set of eight chairs from the Chandigarh administrative buildings, France/India, 1950s
Teak, wicker, upholstery
Hand-painted lettering and numbers to seven (one is faint)
31" x 16 1/2" x 19"
Literature: Touchaleaume and Moreau, Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture

Proportions and construction detail vary as each is hand-made. New woven cane to seats and updated cushions. Visible marks of wear to the finish consisting of chips, stains & reappears. Chairs have been waxed and cleaned over original finish. Several chairs show stenciled marks. Sturdy and useable.

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