Pierre Jeanneret - Modern Masters London Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Chandigarh, India
    Private collection, Chandigarh, India
    Private collection, Mumbai, India
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Eric Touchaleaume and Gerald Moreau, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, The Indian Adventure: Design-Art-Architecture, Paris, 2010, pp. 278, 323, 557 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    A rare example of model no. PJ-SI-07-A, similar to the present lot, can be found at the City Museum, Chandigarh; Another example was donated by Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry to the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and is now part of its permanent collection.

    Phillips wishes to thank Gerald Moreau for his assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.


Rare 'Swinging seat' armchair, model no. PJ-SI-07-B

circa 1955
Teak, cane, metal chain.
75.8 x 54.2 x 63.5 cm (29 7/8 x 21 3/8 x 25 in.)

£20,000 - 30,000 

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Modern Masters

London Auction 27 April 2016