PIERRE JEANNERET (1896 - 1967)
Desk from the Chandigarh Administrative Buildings, France/India, ca. 1957; Indian rosewood, teak, leather; Unmarked; 28" x 48" x 32 1/2"; Provenance: Rago Auctions, Modern Design, October 2013, lot 1176; Literature: Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, pg. 200-201
Sale Price: $5,938
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Older restoration has some scuffs, scratches, and darkened dents. Some light scuffs and scratches to replaced leather top. Drawer works well, clean interior. Good overall condition.