Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967)
Student desk, model PJ-BU-08-C, and Library chair, model PJ-SI-51-A
France / India, c. 1953-1960
teak, caning, upholstery
desk: 48"w x 24"d x 28 3/4"h, chair: 18 1/2"w x 19"d x 29 1/2"h
From Punjab University Library as well as other libraries of the city, and the Yacht Club, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, p. 374 and 569
Refinished. The caning has been replaced. Surface scratches, scuffs, and abrasions under the new finish are consistent with age and use over time. No breaks to the caning. The cushions are new and have not been used. No holes, tears, stains, or odors. Sturdy and structurally sound. No water rings or stains to the desk top. Overall, excellent restored condition. Ready for use.