Pierre Jeanneret Dining Table For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 6 images

Pierre Jeanneret Dining Table

About

Original teak dining table from Chandigarh, India by Pierre Jeanneret. Solid teak construction.

Details

  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 28.5 in. x W 40 in. x D 51 in.H 72.39 cm x W 101.6 cm x D 129.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU1373210405093
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with the seller on your behalf to ensure you're satisfied with the resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Pierre Jeanneret (Designer)

If his famed cousin and longtime colleague Charles-Édouard Jeanneret — better known as Le Corbusier — was the visionary, then Pierre Jeanneret was the member of the architecture and design team who got things done. In recent years, Jeanneret has emerged from Le Corbusier’s shadow, as collectors have discovered his simple and striking furniture creations.


Jeanneret studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and after he graduated in 1921 he became a partner in Le Corbusier’s office in Paris. The pair collaborated on numerous residential projects, most notably the Villa Savoye, the iconic modernist house in suburban Paris completed in 1931. Jeanneret also worked with the great Charlotte Perriand on the Grand Modele line of tubular metal furnishings that was a sensation at the annual Salon d’Automne design expo in 1929. A rift developed between Jeanneret and his cousin during World War II, as the former joined the French resistance, while Le Corbusier cooperated with the occupation Vichy authorities. The two did not work together again until 1950, when Le Corbusier persuaded Jeanneret to help execute the master plan for the new city of Chandigarh in Punjab, India. Jeanneret lived and worked there until the final years of his life.


A hallmark of Jeanneret’s furniture designs is his great sensitivity to materials. In contrast to the tubular-steel chairs produced by Marcel Breuer and other members of the Bauhaus, the chromed metal pieces designed by Jeanneret and Perriand — including such as the now-classic LC/4 chaise longue and the Grand Confort lounge chair — have a sensuous, relaxed and welcoming look. Conversely, while Jeanneret uses essentially geometric forms for his wooden seating pieces, they exude warmth by nature of the material. One of his first manufactured designs in wood is the Model 92 Scissors chair, licensed by Hans and Florence Knoll when they were touring postwar France. But Jeanneret’s finest work in furniture was done in Chandigarh, and these are the pieces that have earned him recent renown. Crafted of teak, the designs range from low-slung lounge chairs and armchairs with cane seats to desks and tables, most with Jeanneret’s signature drafting compass-shaped legs. Many such pieces on the market today are refurbished, having been found by dealers languishing in scrapyards in India in the late 1990s. Chandigarh is now taking better care of its modernist heritage, making available Jeanneret works all the rarer.

About the Seller

5 / 5
Vetted
Recognized
1stdibs seller since 2015
Located in Brooklyn, NY
More From This Seller
Pierre Jeanneret File Rack from Chandigarh
Pierre Jeanneret
20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret file rack with five holes from the Administrative Buildings, Chandigarh, circa 1957.
Pierre Jeanneret, Stools from Punjab University...
Pierre Jeanneret
20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Stools
Set of four tall counter stools from Punjab University, Chandigarh, circa 1965. Incredible original patina. Sold in pairs. Literature: Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Ad...
Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret Bibliot...
Pierre Jeanneret
20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Bookcases
Wood
"Wooden Bookcase n ° 14", version with two original glass top boxes Edition BCB (Bureau de coordination du bâtiment) - Georges Blanchon. Designed in 1940, Adapted in 1947. This exa...
PIERRE JEANNERET Desk from the Administrative B...
Pierre Jeanneret
20th Century Indian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables
Teak
Teak student desk from the administrative building of the modernist city, Chandigarh, designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret. Functions well as a console.
You May Also Like

Pierre Jeanneret, Dining Table, 1960

By Pierre Jeanneret
$28,836
Pierre Jeanneret, Dining Table, 1960
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1960s Indian Dining Room Tables
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret PJ-TA-01-A Important: vintage collector's item for sale with guaranteed authenticity. Table called “Dining Table”, circa 1960-1961 Small version, for collective ...
Pierre Jeanneret, Dining Table, Chandigarh, 1960
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1960s Indian Dining Room Tables
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret PJ-TA-01-B Important: vintage collector's item for sale with guaranteed authenticity. Dining table, Chandigarh, 1960. Solid and plated teak. very nice vintage...
Pierre Jeanneret, Dining Table for the Himalaya...
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1950s Indian Dining Room Tables
Wood, Teak
Pierre Jeanneret, dining table for the Himalayan Mess hostel PJ-TA-03-B in Chandigarh, India. See photo before restoration when I buy it in Chandigarh. Literature: P. 584 REF PJ-T...
Pierre Jeanneret, Library Table, Chandigarh, ci...
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1950s Indian Dining Room Tables
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret PJ-TAT-08-B Important: vintage collector's item for sale with guaranteed authenticity. Removable tabletop mounted on two “angle” type legs. Solid and plated tea...
Pierre Jeanneret, Square Table for the Administ...
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1950s Indian Dining Room Tables
Wood, Teak
Pierre Jeanneret, square table for the administration building in Chandigarh, India. See photo before restoration when I bought it in Chandigarh. Auction: Sold 12 733 € at Phillips U...
Rare & Correct Large Pierre Jeanneret PJ-TA-01 ...
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1960s Indian Mid-Century Modern Conference Tables
This is a very beautiful and rather rare large dining or conference table designed by Pierre Jeanneret for the Chandigarh Project. Two massive solid rosewood "V" shapes ...

Table by Pierre Jeanneret

By Pierre Jeanneret
$13,264
Table by Pierre Jeanneret
Pierre Jeanneret
Vintage 1950s Indian Desks and Writing Tables
Teak
Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) High dining table called : "Judge lunch table" Circa 1954-1955. Solid and veneer teak. Circa 1954-1955. Height: 71 cm - Length: 115 cm - Depth: appro...
Pierre Cardin Dining Table
Pierre Cardin
Vintage 1970s French Modern Dining Room Tables
Brass, Glass, Chrome
French dining table attributed to Pierre Cardin, 1970s. Polished brass bi-color metal base with glass top.

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries