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Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ010704 Kangourou Lounge Set Chandigarh 1955

$ 93,127
  • Description
    Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ010704 Kangourou Lounge Set Chandigarh 1955

    Magnificent Pierre Jeanneret Model: PJ010704 Teak & Cane Lounge set also known as ‘Kangourou’ Chandigarh, India Circa 1955, the set comprising of one two seater bench and two chairs in solid teak with hand braided cane, the seats and backrests on a profiled structure in solid teak forming a base at the back with three angled profiled legs to the front of the bench, the slightly curved backrest, seat and leg follow on from each other to form a horizontal "Z" shape, this set has been newly restored to perfection and re caned in Chandigarh in accordance with the original specification, 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, reserve now.

    Provenance: Hall of the General Hospital, sector 32 and private homes in Chandigarh.

    Reference material: Catalogue Raisonné Du Mobilier, Jeanneret Chandigarh by Jacques Dworczak by Assouline, Page 182
    Please note: All furniture designed by Pierre Jeanneret and produced in Chandigarh was made from the felled trees which were logged to make way for building the city of Chandigarh, Jeanneret’s vision was an early adaptation of ecological thinking and way ahead of its time in thinking about the planet, a true visionary of his time in every sense of the word.

    Summary:
    Status: Original
    Era Mid Century
    Origin: India
    Area: Chandigarh
    Artist: Pierre Jeanneret
    Kangarou
    Model: PJ010704
    Type: Sofa Bench
    Type: Two Chairs
    Qty: Three Pieces
    Age: 1955
    Material: Teak
    Material: Cane
    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 Bench:
    Width: 43” / 109cm
    Depth: 27/ 68cm
    Height: 23” / 59cm
    Floor to seat: 14” / 36cm

    Dimensions Chairs:
    Width: 21” / 54cm
    Depth: 27”/ 69cm
    Height: 23” / 99cm
    Floor to seat: 13” / 33cm
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Period: 1950-1979
    Creation Date: 1955
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 506588
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