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$ 40,000

Pierre Jeanneret rare Double Sided Bookcase

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Documentation Notes Literature: REF PJ-R-04-A page 593 in: Eric Touchaleaume & G. Moreau "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret - The Indian adventure " Editions Gourcuff Gradenigo & Eric Touchaleaume Galerie 54- Paris 2010.
Origin India
Period 1950-1979
Materials Wood
W. 50 in; H. 73.62 in; D. 20.47 in;
W. 127 cm; H. 187 cm; D. 52 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use
Creation Date 19658
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Pierre Jeanneret rare Double Sided Bookcase from the Central State Library in Chandigarh, India.
Used for the SCIENCE BOOK Section 327-342, the FOREIGN RELATION Book Section 327-342, the CONSTITUTION Book Section 327 and on the other size for the GENERAL BOOKS Section 133 (see the original lettering).
Designed 1957/1958. Solid and plated teak. Very rare, only 2 / 3 pieces on the market and in auctions (without lettering). See and enlarge the details photos and before restoration. I have taken 10 photos before restoration (we are one of the few to propose these photos).
Another same bookcase available (with different lettering).
Styles / Movements Collectible Design, Modern
Dealer Reference Number PJ-R-04-A BOOKCASE N°1
Incollect Reference Number 458366
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