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650 West Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Pierre Jeanneret Armless Dining Chairs, Teak, Cane

$ 16,000
  • Description
    A rare set of authentic arm less dining chairs (not to restrict movement) re-polished and re-caned chairs in India. Dimensions vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this design. All items are guaranteed to be 100 percent authentic Jeanneret from India. Five pairs (10 total) available. Message us to learn more.

    France/India, c. 1955-56
    Provenance: Chandigarh, India

    Corbusier's cousin Pierre Jeanneret was a visionary of modernist architecture and design. Together, the pair pioneered a new aesthetic vocabulary that placed function and order over embellishment—Jeanneret’s work imbuing the strict geometry of modernism with energetic diagonals and lighter materials like cane and wood. A consistent innovator, he collaborated with Charlotte Perriand on experiments in aluminum and wood, and developed prefabricated housing with Jean Prouvé. In the early 1950s Jeanneret joined his cousin in Chandigarh, India, where they embarked on a massive urban-planning project, laying out the city and designing low-cost buildings and furniture. Though Corbusier abandoned the project halfway through, Jeanneret remained for 15 years as the project’s chief architect. The city remains a masterpiece of the modern vision.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. Frame lightly polished/new cane hand done in India.
    Creation Date: 1955
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Other
    Dealer Reference #: 101-3381 (2)
    Incollect Reference #: 544950
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