Magnificent pair of mid century Pierre Jeanneret Model PJ-010401 ‘Cross Leg Armchairs’ Chandigarh India Circa 1956 -60, the chairs finished in solid teak, the seat and backrest both with hand braided cane work, the distinctive ”X" frame legs also form armrests to the upper section and are united by a single stretcher to the underside of the seat, comes with two custom made cushions finished in Royal Blue with red piping. These items have been professionally and sympathetically restored in Chandigarh in accordance with original specification whilst retaining all of original patina, as with all of our Pierre Jeanneret furniture this item will come with an extensive set of pre restoration images and a certificate of authenticity, reserve now.
Provenance: "M.L.A. Hostel" (hostel for civil servants), and "M.L.A. Flat" (residence for civil servants) in Chandigarh, Sectors 3 and 4.
Reference material: Catalogue Raisonné Du Mobilier, Jeanneret Chandigarh by Jacques Dworczak by Assoline.
Cross frame lounge chairs
Pre restored images
Certificate of authenticity
Condition: This item has fully been restored in Chandigarh, India to the highest possible standards and to the exact authentic specifications as to when the item was originally made whilst importantly retaining all historical marks, scuffs, character and patina.
Width: 21” / 53cm
Depth: 24” / 61cm
Height: 29” / 74cm
Seat height: 15” / 38cm
Arm height: 23” / 58cm.