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  • Provenance

    Punjab University Library, Chandigarh, India
    Christie’s, New York, “Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design,” June 13, 2006, lot 145
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Norma Evenson, Chandigarh, Los Angeles, 1966, pl. 78
    Kiran Joshi, Documenting Chandigarh, vol. 1, Ahmedabad, 1999, p. 225, fig. 3
    Eric Touchaleaume and Gerald Moreau, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, The Indian Adventure: Design-Art-Architecture, Paris, 2010, pp. 111-12, 368, 372, 374, 569
    Galerie Patrick Seguin, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: Chandigarh, India, Paris, 2014, pp. 182-87, 219, 221, 283

Property from a Private Collection

53

Set of four "Library" chairs, model no. PJ-SI-51-A, designed for the Punjab University Library, Chandigarh

circa 1959-1960
Teak, cane.
Each: 30 3/4 x 18 x 19 in. (78.1 x 45.7 x 48.3 cm)

Estimate
$20,000 - 30,000 

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New York Auction 9 June 2016