Modernist 20th Century /07 December 2003



room divider from Les Unites d'Habitation housing complex, Firminy, France
France, 1958
oak, wood, laminate
72 w × 21½ d × 55½ h in (183 × 55 × 141 cm)

Le Corbusier designed this cabinet as a pass-through storage system and room divider for the Les Unites d'Habitation en France. The cabinet is finished on all sides and each side contains two pairs of sliding doors. Literature: Le Corbusier: Les unités d'habitation en France, Monnier, pg. 159 illustrates the cabinet

estimate: $15,000–20,000

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