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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Copenhagen

  • Literature

    Erik Wørts, 'Den Syvogtyvende', Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 11, November 1953, p. 181
    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, p. 62
    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
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, pp. 76-79, 139
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1999, p. 98
    Per H. Hansen, Finn Juhl and His House, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 101, 103
    Anne-Louise Sommer, Watercolors by Finn Juhl, Berlin, 2016, pp. 44-45

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was first exhibited at the ‘Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild’, Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 25 September-11 October 1953, Stand 3.

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Pair of easy chairs, model no. FJ 53

Bangkok teak, fabric, brass
Each: 74.9 x 72 x 75.3 cm. (29 1/2 x 28 3/8 x 29 5/8 in.)
Designed 1953, produced 1950s. Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each branded and impressed CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
HK$150,000 - 250,000 
€17,100-28,500
$19,200-32,100

Sold for HK$250,000

Contact Specialist
Danielle So
Associate Specialist, Head of Day Sale

20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 25 November 2019