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A Pair of Pierre Jeanneret ‘1896-1967’ ‘PJ-R-27-A’ File Racks, India, 1950s

Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967)
Two ‘PJ-R-27-A’ file racks Painted marks
Model created c. 1957
Provenance: administrative buildings, Chandigarh, India
Bibliography: Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh, India, L. and P. Seguin, Galerie Patrick Seguin, 2014, similar model p. 289
Presenting an exceptional pair of furniture – these file racks effortlessly combines solidity and elegance, showcasing a simple yet refined construction that maximizes functionality. Designed by Pierre Jeanneret, one of the most iconic modernist architects of his time, this piece captures the spirit of Chandigarh and its creators’ design philosophy. Crafted from solid teak wood. The patina of the wood gives it a strong and unique character, with visible traces of age that only add to its charm. Adding to its value and historical significance, these file racks features letters that reveal a part of the fascinating history of Chandigarh. A true masterpiece of furniture design, these pieces embodies the timeless spirit of modernism and will make a bold statement in any interior.
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  • Creators: Pierre Jeanneret
  • Date of Manufacture: c. 1950s
  • Place of Origin: India
  • Materials: Teak wood
  • Measurements: Height: 30.32 in (77 cm) Width: 48.04 in (122 cm) Depth: 13 in (33 cm) per unit
  • Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use.
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