Modern + Contemporary Design /25 March 2007


Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand and Le Corbusier

early Basculant chair
France, c. 1935
chrome-plated tubular steel, pony hide, leather, springs
26½ w × 26½ d × 26 h in (67 × 67 × 66 cm)

This present variation on the original 1929 design features screw connections, widened leather arm slings and two metal bars that extend inward to prevent the back rest from fully rotating.

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $8,400

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