Modern Design /07 October 2008


Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand and Le Corbusier

Basculant chairs, pair
France / Austria, 1929 / c. 1935
chrome-plated tubular steel, leather, steel
26½ w × 27 d × 26 h in (67 × 69 × 66 cm)

These early examples have screw connections, widened leather arm slings and two metal bars that extend inward to prevent the back rest from fully rotating.

literature: Le Corbusier, Designer: Furniture, 1929, DeFusco, ppg. 41, 58-61 Le Corbusier/ Pierre Jeanneret: Oeuvre Complete de 1929-1934, Le Corbusier, pg. 44

estimate: $10,000–15,000

Own a similar item?

Evaluation of Property

Use this form to submit images and details for items that you would like to consign to auction. Need helpful tips?

  • Please be as descriptive as possible including details about an items condition and history.
  • Where did you get the piece and does it have a special provenance?
  • Do you know any details regarding the edition, vintage, designer, or other particulars?

Catalog Added to Cart

This catalog has been added to your cart. Please checkout or continue browsing.