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Pierre Jeanneret Student Desk and Office Chair Chandigarh India Circa 1959

$ 20,163
  • Description
    Magnificent set of mid twentieth century original Pierre Jeanneret Student Desk Model PJ-BU-08-A (Bureau En Teck) and Office Chair Model PJ-010101T (Fauteuil En Teck) Chandigarh India, circa 1959, each item is marked with inventory letters and numbers denoting designation, the student desk in solid teak with rectangular top with drop down sides supported by a pair of ‘Compass’ type flat profiled inverted ‘V’ legs united by a double stretcher to base, the chair also known as the ‘Office Cane Chair’ in solid teak with seat and back rest with hand braided cane work, signature style ‘Compass’ double inverted flat profiled ‘V’ leg assembly, with a slightly inclined curved backrest, the chair comes with a custom made buttoned seat cushion in brown velvet with cream piping, these items have been professionally and sympathetically restored in Chandigarh in accordance with original specifications whilst retaining all original marks, scuffs, dents and patina, as with all of our Pierre Jeanneret furniture these items will come with an extensive set of pre restoration images and certificates of authenticity, reserve now.

    Provenance
    Desk: Panjab University sector 14 college of architecture in sector 12and various educational buildings in Chandigarh.

    Chair: University housing at Panjab University, sector 14 and administrative buildings Chandigarh, India

    Reference
    Catalogue Raisonné Du Mobilier, Jeanneret Chandigarh by Jacques Dworczak by Assouline, Pages 100 & 247

    Summary
    Mid Century
    Chandigarh
    India
    Original
    Pierre Jeanneret
    Student Desk
    Model PJ-BU-08-A
    Office Cane Chair
    Model PJ-010101T
    Custom made cushion
    1959
    Teak
    Cane
    Certificate of Authenticity
    Pre Restoration Images
    Investment
    Practical & Beautiful

    Condition
    These items have been restored in Chandigarh, India to the highest possible standard and to the exact authentic specifications as to when the items were originally made whilst importantly retaining all historical marks, scuffs, dents, scratches and patina.

    Desk Dimensions
    Width: 31” / 79cm

    Depth: 23/ 58cm

    Height: 27.5” / 70cm

    Floor to Knee: 26” / 67cm

    Chair Dimensions
    Width: 20” / 51cm

    Depth: 19” / 48cm

    Height: 31.5” / 80cm

    Floor to seat: 16.5” / 42cm

    Floor to Arm: 25.5” / 65cm
  • More Information
    Documentation: Certificate of Authenticity
    Period: 1950-1979
    Creation Date: 1959
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 497318
  • Dimensions
    W. 31 in; H. 27.5 in; D. 23 in;
    W. 78.74 cm; H. 69.85 cm; D. 58.42 cm;
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