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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark, acquired mid-1950s

  • Literature

    Erik Wørts, 'Den Syvogtyvende', Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 11, December 1952, p. 181
    Niels Vodder Furniture, Copenhagen, 1959, p. 12
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 271-72, 311
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 58-59 for images and drawings
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, pp. 76-79, 139 for images and drawings
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1999, p. 98
    Per H. Hansen, Finn Juhl and His House, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 101, 103

19

Pair of easy chairs, model no. FJ 53

designed 1953, produced 1950s
Bangkok teak, fabric, brass
Each: 73.4 x 71 x 79 cm (28 7/8 x 27 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each branded and impressed with CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN FINN JUHL. Designed 1953, produced 1950s.

Estimate
HK$150,000 - 250,000 
€16,600-27,600
$19,200-32,100

Sold for HK$687,500

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Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2017