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  • Provenance

    Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, "Design," June 19, 2014, lot 1213
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Erik Wørts, “Den syvogtyvende,” Dansk Kunsthaandværk, no. 11, November 1953, p. 181
    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., Gallery "Air Molèk Kota," Osaka, 1990, pp. 76-79, 139
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1999, p. 98-99

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Design Museum Denmark, 1953.

121

Pair of armchairs, model no. FJ 53

designed 1953, produced 1950s
Teak, brass, fabric upholstery.
Each: 29 1/2 x 28 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. (74.9 x 71.8 x 64.8 cm)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each branded and impressed CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
$18,000 - 24,000 

Sold for $18,750

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New York Auction 29 July 2020