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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Denmark
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Erik Wørts, 'Den Syvogtyvende', Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 11, November 1953, p. 181
    Niels Vodder Furniture, Copenhagen, 1956, p. 8
    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, p. 62
    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

  • Catalogue Essay

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

151

Pair of easy chairs, model no. FJ 53

teak, leather, brass
taller 74.5 x 72.5 x 76 cm. (29 3/8 x 28 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.)
Designed 1953. Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of one impressed CABINETMAKER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
HK$150,000 - 250,000 
€16,400-27,300
$19,200-32,100

Sold for HK$214,200

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Danielle So
Associate Specialist, Head of Day Sale

20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale in Association with Poly Auction

Hong Kong Auction 4 December 2020