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Pierre Jeanneret

"Pigeonhole" or "Office Table" Desk, Model No. PJ-BU-02-A

Restricted Species

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret

"Pigeonhole" or "Office Table" Desk, Model No. PJ-BU-02-A

"Pigeonhole" or "Office Table" Desk, Model No. PJ-BU-02-A

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

13,860

USD

Pierre Jeanneret

1896 - 1967

"Pigeonhole" or "Office Table" Desk, Model No. PJ-BU-02-A



circa 1957

from an administrative building Chandigarh, India

rosewood, leather

28 ¼ x 48 ¼ x 32 ⅛ in. (71.8 x 122.6 x 81.6 cm)

Overall in good condition. The wooden surfaces with minor scuffs, scratches and chips throughout consistent with age and use. The surfaces also with several hairline cracks consistent with age and use, the largest of which is located on the proper left panel and has been partially filled, measuring approximately 18 in. Several other areas have been filled and are not visually distracting. The joins with minor seam separations throughout. One of the panels of the front bookshelves with a chip measuring approximately ⅜ x ⅜ in. The leather has been replaced at some point in the desk’s history and is in good overall condition with a few minor surface scratches and scattered minor abrasions consistent with age and gentle use.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Chandigarh, India
Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: L'Aventure Indienne, Paris, 2010, pp. 201 and 572
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: Chandigarh, India, 1951-66, Paris, 2014, pp. 246-248 and 288