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Pierre Jeanneret senior officer's desk from Chandigarh

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin India
Period 1950-1979
Materials teak
Dimensions
W. 85.04 in; H. 28.94 in; D. 50 in;
W. 216 cm; H. 73.5 cm; D. 127 cm;
Condition Good. An excellent vintage condition
Creation Date 1950s
Description A very rare, beautifully curved Senior Officer's desk from the Chandigarh High Court.

In 1950, the world renowned architect Le Corbusier was asked to design the capital of the states of Haryana and Punjab in the newly independent India. Le Corbusier designed the master plan and a number of buildings. Pierre Jeanneret, his cousin, served as the site architect and was responsible for all the furniture or 'Equipment' as Le Corbusier prefered to call it. For this project they stepped away from mass produced steel and relied on the skills of local craftsmen. Jeanneret also designed several buildings for the city.

We have several pieces by Jeanneret available.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number Td.lk.JeanneretCurved.m.1607acs
Incollect Reference Number 417844
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