Vintage Jeanneret King Chair

Designed by Pierre Jeanneret

Vintage Jeanneret King Chair

Price For 1 Chair (Sold As A Set of 14)

$12,735.00

Description

Reflecting the modernist principles of simplicity, the King Chair was designed by Pierre Jeanneret, circa 1950s. Originally designed for the Architect's Office, Secretariat, and administrative buildings in Chandigarh, India, this chair features a solid teak wood frame with a backrest and seat of woven cane. With its raw form, the compass-style legs and low profile give this chair a sculptural simplicity.

Pierre Jeanneret was a Swiss architect and furniture designer, most famous for his role in the design of Chandigarh's large civic architecture project. A lot of his work was alongside his cousin, Le Corbusier.

Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
Period: Circa 1950s

This item is sold as a set of 14 and cannot be sold individually. Price displayed is for 1 unit. See in-store for details.
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  • Width: 28.5”
  • Depth: 19.5”
  • Height: 20”

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Designer Spotlight

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Pierre Jeanneret

The Swiss-born architect and furniture designer was a visionary of Modernist design. He is most famous for his role in the design of Chandigarh's large civic architecture project, which he worked along-side his cousin, famed architect Le Corbusier.

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