Le Corbusier LC1 Basculant Chairs Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret Cassina Circa 1970
Stunning pair of original LC1 Basculant armchairs by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, & Charlotte Perriand Italy circa 1970, on chrome tubular frames with adjustable back-rests, upholstered cream canvas with tan leather strap arm-rests, each stamped to underside: “LC/1 16270” & “LC/1 16282”, These lightweight and compact chairs are a counterpoint to the LC2 chair, a true classic design of 20th century.
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, was born at La Chaux-de-Fonds, in Switzerland, in 1887; he died in France, in 1965.
The multi-talented Le Corbusier was at the same time a painter, architect, designer and writer, he is now recognised as one of the most influential architects of 20th century design.
Condition report: These chairs have been restored with the original canvas upholstery replaced to the exact same specification, the frames show signs of wear giving them a wonderful aged patina.
Width: 23.6 inch / 60cm
Depth: 25.2 inch / 64cm
Height: 26.8 inch / 68cm
Seat Height: 16.1 inch / 40cm