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    Sale 1979

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design including a Private Collection of European Arts & Crafts

    26 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 275

    PIERRE JEANNERET (1896-1967)

    FOUR UPHOLSTERED ASH ARMCHAIRS, 1946

    Price Realised  

    PIERRE JEANNERET (1896-1967)
    Four Upholstered Ash Armchairs, 1946
    each 31½ in. (80 cm.) high, 17 in. (43 cm.) wide, 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep (4)


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    Similar to a more commonly found simpler chair by Pierre Jeanneret, these four armchairs were a private order for one of the apartments in Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation, Marseille.

    cf. R. Herbst, ed., 25 Années U.A.M., Paris, 1956, pp. 72 and 111 for illustrations of similar models.

    Provenance

    Unité d'Habitation, Marseille.