Balkrishna Doshi and Le Corbusier - The Collector: Icons of Design New York Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Mill Owners’ Association Building, Ahmedabad, India
    Robert Rubin, New York
    Sotheby's, New York, "Équipment Intérieur: A Private Collection," December 18, 2004, lot 551
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Willy Boesiger, ed., Le Corbusier et Pierre Jeanneret, Œuvre Complète, Volume 2 • 1952-57, New York, 1990, p. 149 for the drawing
    Eric Touchaleaume and Gerald Moreau, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: L'Aventure Indienne / The Indian Adventure – Design-Art-Architecture, Paris, 2010, illustrated pp. 478-80, 606

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present unique conference table appeared in the “Managing Committee Room” of Le Corbusier’s Palais des Filateurs. Otherwise known as the Mill Owners’ Association Building, this Ahmedabad commission was a favorite of Le Corbusier’s, considering his warm relationship with the prominent members of the Association.


Unique and monumental "Managing Committee Table," model no. LC-AH-01-A, from the Managing Committee Room of the Mill Owners’ Association Building, Ahmedabad

Teak-veneered wood.
30 x 186 1/2 x 68 in. (76.2 x 473.7 x 172.7 cm)
One support painted with M.O.A.5 and A.T.M.A. 209.

$300,000 - 400,000 

Sold for $1,818,500

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The Collector: Icons of Design

New York Auction 16 December 2014 5pm