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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen, circa 1955
    Thence by descent
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Ebbe Kornerup, 'Ægte og uægte Form og Konstruktion', Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 12, December 1945, p. 166
    Niels Vodder Furniture, Copenhagen, 1959, p. 8
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 276-77
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture-Architecture-Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 20, 25-26, 28, 34-35, 78, 101, 105
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, pp. 24, 42-45, 130
    Per H. Hansen, Finn Juhl and His House, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 4, 31, 41, 46, 79, 150, 152-53, 158-59, 160, 185, 206
    Anne-Louise Sommer, Watercolors by Finn Juhl, Berlin, 2016, pp. 32-33, 103, 109, 112

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 28 September–14 October 1945, stand 14.

159

Pair of armchairs, model no. FJ 45

Bangkok teak, fabric, leather
Each: 83.5 x 69.5 x 78 cm. (32 7/8 x 27 3/8 x 30 3/4 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed 1945, produced circa 1955.

Estimate
HK$250,000 - 350,000 
€28,600-40,000
$32,100-44,900

Sold for HK$412,500

Contact Specialist
Isaure de Viel Castel
Head of Department, 20th Century & Contemporary Art

Charlotte Raybaud
Head of Day Sale, 20th Century & Contemporary Art

20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 26 May 2019