Offered by: Goldwood by Boris
By Appt. Antwerp 2140 , Belgium Call Seller 32493794223


Kangourou chairs by Jeanneret, Chandigarh - 1955

$ 62,669
  • Description
    Teak low chair, Kangaroo, a pair, Pierre Jeanneret, India 1955. Low chairs are known as "kangourou" in solid teak and braided cane work; Canework seat and backrest on a profiled teak structure forming a base at the back. Two slantings, profiled legs at the front. The slightly curved backrest, seat, and leg follow on from each other to form a horizontal "Z" shape. PJ-010608 ; IDDC/WS-112 ; IDDC/WS 76 designed for private residences. Provenance and certificates available Another interesting and nowadays relevant fact about these and other Chandigarh chairs is that all pieces were made from the trees which were logged because of the city built, so an early adaptation of ecological thinking. Sourced Literature: E. Touchaleaume & G. Moreau, « Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret – l'aventure indienne », Editions Gourcuff Gradenigo.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: India
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Cane, Teak.
    Creation Date: 1955
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 451716
  • Dimensions
    W. 22.05 in; H. 24.02 in; D. 28.35 in;
    W. 56 cm; H. 61 cm; D. 72 cm;
    Seat H. 13.78 in;
    Seat H. 35 cm;
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Goldwood is an eclectic furniture and decoration boutique based in Antwerp, Belgium. Founded by Boris Devis, the store features a stunning collection of high-end 20th century items, offering an exciting mixture of luxurious and decorative pieces that range from classic designs by the likes of Tobia Scarpa and Wim Rietveld, to antique pieces by unknown designers.

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