Executive desk and side chair from the Administrative buildings, Chandigarh; France/India, c. 1960; teak, leather, cane, upholstery, aluminum; 29 h x 54 w x 27 d in (74 x 137 x 69 cm); Chair measures: 31 h x 17 w x 20 d inches. Painted marks to chair.; Provenance: Administrative buildings, Chandigarh | Private Collection ; Literature: Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, ppg. 574-575
Sale Price: $10,000
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Releathered, new seat and upholstery to chair. Both chair and desk show older repairs, darkened dents, filled cracks, and uneven patina. Chair is sturdy. Desk drawers work well, open stable split on bank of drawers to cabinet on right hand side about 1/16" wide. Very good overall condition.