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Sat, Jun 29, 2024 01:00PM EDT
Lot 147

Pierre Jeanneret, 'Library' Chairs (2)

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Unsold

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PIERRE JEANNERET
Pair of 'Library' chairs, ca. 1959
Teak, cane. Produced in France / India for Punjab University, Chandigarh, India.
The back of one chair painted "IV-318 / W.St. 6/1"; the stretcher of the other painted "IIT/HA/464".

 

Each: 29.5" H x 19" W x 17" D
Seat height: 18"

 

Provenance: Central Library of Punjab University, Chandigarh, India

Condition

Very good condition. Newer caning. Wood surfaces have been cleaned and refinished preserving heavy older wear and areas of filler. Finish unevenness, scratches and scuffing throughout the structurally sound frames. Back of one chair has been repaired. The back edge of one seat has three black painted letters.

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