Lot 591: Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Office Table Desk-Bookcase, Item PJ-BU-02-A, with a Library chair, model PJ-SI-51-A desk: 48"w x 32.25"...
December 3, 2016
Oak Park, IL, USALive Auction
Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967)
Office Table Desk-Bookcase, Item PJ-BU-02-A, with a Library chair, model PJ-SI-51-A
France/India, c.1954-60 and c.1957-58
Indian rosewood, leather, teak, caning, upholstery
The back of the desk features six storage cubicles
desk: 48"w x 32.25"d x 28"h, chair: 18.5"w x 20"d x 28"h
From the Secretariat and various Administrative Buildings, Chandigarh India
Literature: Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, pgs. 200-201, 572-573
Desk: No water rings or stains. No chips or cracks. No holes or tears to the leather. Refinished. Chair: No breaks to the caning. No holes or tears or stains to the seat cushion. Refinished. Sturdy and structurally sound. Both are nicely restored and ready for use.