Finn Juhl - Design New York Monday, December 16, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Cabinetmakers’ Guild Exhibition, Kunstindustrimuseet, Bredgade, Copenhagen, circa 1950
    Private collection, Vejle, Denmark

  • Literature

    Domus (Milan), no. 250, September 1950, pp. 44-45 for the model stool version
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, p. 39 for a drawing
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, p. 12 for the model stool version, p. 26 for a period image of the chair at the Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 1950, pp. 68-69 for the model stool version
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, p. 134, fig. 33 for a drawing
    Danish Museum of Art & Design, Furniture Index, (accessed November, 2013) for a drawing

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model chair was shown at Finn Juhl's first exhibition at the Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 1950.


Rare set of ten dining chairs

circa 1947
Teak, vinyl, brass.
Each: 35 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (90.2 x 55.2 x 62.2 cm)
Produced by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Underside of four chairs branded and impressed with CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER COPENHAGEN DENMARK DESIGN FINN JUHL.

$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $62,500

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New York 17 December 2013 2pm