PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)
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
Sale Price: $21,250
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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.