'Chieftain' armchair

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Finn Juhl

'Chieftain' armchair

circa 1949
Teak, leather.
93.5 x 103.5 x 92 cm (36 3/4 x 40 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.)
Manufactured by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Underside branded and impressed with CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER COPENHAGEN DENMARK DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
£50,000 - 75,000 ♠

sold for £422,500

Contact Specialist
designlondon@phillips.com
+44 20 7318 4019 London
+1 212 940 1268 New York

  • Literature

    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, pp. 54-55
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 124-25, 233, fig. 2, p. 311
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 23, 40-41
    Martin Eidelberg, ed., Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, New York, 1991, p. 187
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, pp. 92-93
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, pp. 106, 187-89

301

Finn Juhl

'Chieftain' armchair

circa 1949
Teak, leather.
93.5 x 103.5 x 92 cm (36 3/4 x 40 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.)
Manufactured by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Underside branded and impressed with CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER COPENHAGEN DENMARK DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
£50,000 - 75,000 ♠

sold for £422,500

Contact Specialist
designlondon@phillips.com
+44 20 7318 4019 London
+1 212 940 1268 New York

Nordic Design

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