Description

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These chairs by Pierre Jeanneret were created as a special commission for the High Court and the University Library in Chandigarh, India. They are priced at$14,000 each or $56,000 for the set.

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

DATE/

ca.1959-1960

MATERIALS/

Teak, cane

DIMENSIONS/

H 78.5 x L 45 x D 49 cm

STYLE/

Historic

HERITAGE/

France/India

SHIPS FROM/

Paris

$56,000

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