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Kangourou chairs by Jeanneret, Chandigarh - 1955


Teak low chair, Kangaroo, a pair, Pierre Jeanneret, India 1955. Low chairs are known as "kangourou" in solid teak and braided cane work; Canework seat and backrest on a profiled teak structure forming a base at the back. Two slantings, profiled legs at the front. The slightly curved backrest, seat, and leg follow on from each other to form a horizontal "Z" shape. PJ-010608 ; IDDC/WS-112 ; IDDC/WS 76 designed for private residences. Provenance and certificates available Another interesting and nowadays relevant fact about these and other Chandigarh chairs is that all pieces were made from the trees which were logged because of the city built, so an early adaptation of ecological thinking. Sourced Literature: E. Touchaleaume & G. Moreau, « Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret – l'aventure indienne », Editions Gourcuff Gradenigo.
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Cane, Teak
W 56 cm, D 72 cm, H 61 cm, SH 35 cm

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