29231 Brest Cedex 3 Brest 13116 France 33298053131
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$ 14,500

Pierre Jeanneret Office Administrative X-Leg Desk with teak top

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Documentation Notes Literature: REF PJ-BU-19-A page 392 & 577 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. 28.35 in; H. 29.92 in; D. 53.94 in;
W. 72 cm; H. 76 cm; D. 137 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use
Creation Date 1960
Number of Pieces 4-5
Description Pierre Jeanneret, rare X-shaped leg Desk designed for various administrative buildings in Chandigarh, India
Tabletop covered with plated teak inset fixed on a X-shaped leg. 4 drawers on front.
Very nice patina. See the student graffiti on the top.
An iconic Pierre Jeanneret piece and a good investment (a same desk was sold $ 41 000 at Phillips London, September 26, 2013). We have also a same Desk covered with black leather inset.
This Desk is completely original. See photo before restoration when we bought it in Chandigarh (we are one of the few to propose these photos). We have taken 37 photos before restoration , do not hesitate to ask more.
Possibility to sell it along with a library chair or an office chair (see photo).
Styles / Movements Collectible Design, Modern
Book References P. 261 to 263 -in: "Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret Chandigarh, India" Galerie Patrick Seguin
Dealer Reference Number PJ-BU-19-A DESK 2
Incollect Reference Number 458074
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