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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)
Provenance
Unité d'Habitation, Marseille.

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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.

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