Le Corbusier LC1 Basculant Chairs Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret
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