Description

Jousse Entreprise

This teak and leather chair was designed by Pierre Jeanneret for Punjab University in Chandigarh, circa 1955-56. The wooden surfaces have been lightly refinished, and the leather is new.

Swiss-born architect and furniture designer Jeanneret (1896-1967) worked for most of his life alongside his cousin Le Corbusier. In the early 1950s, they took on a massive urban planning project in Chandigarh, India, designing and producing low cost buildings for the community. The city evolved into a landmark of modernist architecture.


DESIGNER

Pierre Jeanneret Advocate Chair

DATE

c. 1955-1956

MATERIALS

Teak and leather

DIMENSIONS

89 x 65 x 60 cm

STYLE

French Mid-Century

HERITAGE

Switzerland

$24,090

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