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Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ-010803 Committee Chairs LGBTQ+ Edition 1953-54

$ 186,255
  • Description
    Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ-010803 Committee Chairs LGBTQ+ Edition 1953-54

    ‘One of a Kind’ set of ten incredibly rare and unique mid twentieth century Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ010803 Teak Armchairs also known as the ‘Committee Chair’ or ‘Fauteuil En Teck’ Chandigarh, India Circa 1953-54, the chairs with their distinctive tall and elegant signature Jeanneret ‘Compass’ style flat profiled inverted ‘V’ leg assembly, the legs forming support for the armrests with stuff over "Roll" arm covers, the chairs with original markings to the underside of the back rail denoting their designation, this set has been newly restored in Chandigarh in accordance with original specifications, Jeanneret loved to cover his chairs in bright and distinctive colours, and we believe he would have approved of this set, the chairs have been newly upholstered in the ten different colours of the spectrum (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Pink, Turquoise, Brown, Black) our respect and recognition to the LGBTQ+ community, completely unique and the only set of its kind anywhere in the world, the chairs are simply breathtaking and will bring colour and joy to any setting, as with all of our Pierre Jeanneret furniture these items will come with an extensive set of pre restoration images and a certificate of authenticity, ideal for dining room or boardroom, reserve now.

    Please note: Phillips Auction - Design London, sale on 28/04/2018, Page 107, Lot no. 79, a set of ten similar model chairs in dark red leather sold for £200000 / €229843.

    Provenance: High Court in Chandigarh, administrative buildings in Chandigarh, sector 1 and Panjab University, sector 14.

    Reference material: Catalogue Raisonné Du Mobilier, Jeanneret Chandigarh byJacques Dworczak by Assouline, Page 124

    Summary:
    Status: Original
    Era: Mid Century
    Origin: India
    Area: Chandigarh
    Artist: Pierre Jeanneret
    Style: Committee
    Model: PJ010704
    Type: Armchair
    Qty: Ten Pieces
    Colour: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Pink, Turquoise, Brown, Black
    Age: 1953-54
    Material: Teak
    Material: Velvet
    Investment
    Practical & Beautiful

    Condition: These items have been restored in Chandigarh, India to the highest possible standard to the original specification whilst importantly retaining all historical marks, scuffs, character and patina.

    Dimensions Chairs:
    Width: 23.5” / 60cm
    Depth: 24”/ 61cm
    Height: 34” / 86cm
    Floor to seat: 17” / 44cm
    Floor to arm: 25.5” / 65cm
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Period: 1950-1979
    Creation Date: 1953-1954
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 506589
  • Dimensions
    W. 23.5 in; H. 34 in; D. 24 in;
    W. 59.69 cm; H. 86.36 cm; D. 60.96 cm;
    Seat H. 17 in; Arm H. 25.5 in;
    Seat H. 43.18 cm; Arm H. 64.77 cm;
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