Finn Juhl - Design Masters New York Monday, December 14, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Arne and Inga Rudberger, Skeppargatan, Stockholm, 1955
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Svend Erik Møller and Viggo Sten Møller, Dansk Møbelkunst, Københavns snedkerlaugs møbeludstilling 1927-1951, Copenhagen, 1951, p. 82
    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, pp. 54-55
    Eva Hamilton, “Modern design iG Gammal miljö,” Svensk DAM, no. 11, March 18, 1964, illustrated p. 41
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Mobelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 124-25, 233, 311
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, front cover, pp. 23, 40-41

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot was acquired by the Swedish architect Arne Rudberger after meeting Finn Juhl at "H55," the 1955 world's fair in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Property from a Private Collection, Stockholm

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"Chieftain" armchair

circa 1955
Teak, leather.
36 3/4 x 39 3/8 x 35 in. (93.3 x 100 x 88.9 cm)
Executed by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside branded with NIELS VODDER CABINETMAKER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN: FINN JUHL.

Estimate
$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $112,500

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
New York
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Design Masters

New York Auction 15 December 2015 5pm