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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen
    Thence by descent
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 5, May 1948, p. 160
    'Un negozio esemplare', Domus, no. 250, September 1950, p. 45
    Svend Erik Møller and Viggo Sten Møller, Dansk Møbelkunst, Københavns snedkerlaugs møbeludstilling 1927-
    1951
    , Copenhagen, 1951, p. 82
    Niels Vodder Furniture, Copenhagen, 1959, pp. 16-17
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 320-21
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, pp. 24, 36, 132
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture-Architecture-Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 10, 26, 69
    'Finn Juhl: la sua casa', Abitare, no. 339, April 1995, pp. 184, 186
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, p. 104
    Per H. Hansen, Finn Juhl and His House, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 4, 14, 32, 186
    Anne-Louise Sommer, Watercolors by Finn Juhl, Berlin, 2016, p. 124

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 27 September–13 October 1946, stand 24.

143

Pair of armchairs, model no. FJ 46

Bangkok teak, Niger leather
Each: 83 x 63 x 59.6 cm. (32 5/8 x 24 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each impressed NIELS VODDER CABINETMAKER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN: FINN JUHL. Designed 1946.

Estimate
HK$80,000 - 120,000 
€9,100-13,600
$10,300-15,400

Sold for HK$143,750

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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 26 May 2019