Pair of easy chairs, model no. FJ 45

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  • Provenance

    Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 'Design', 7 March 2018, lot 930
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Ebbe Kornerup, 'Ægte og uægte Form og Konstruktion', Nyt Tidsskrift For Kunstindustri, no. 12, December 1945, p. 166
    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, p. 52
    Niels Vodder Furniture, Copenhagen, 1959, p. 8
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 2: 1937-1946, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 276-77
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture-Architecture-Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 20, 25-26, 28, 34-35, 78, 101, 105
    Patricia Yamada, ed., Finn Juhl Memorial Exhibition, exh. cat., Osaka, 1990, pp. 24, 42-45, 130
    Per H. Hansen, Finn Juhl and His House, Ostfildern, 2014, pp. 4, 31, 41, 46, 79, 150, 152-53, 158-60, 185, 206
    Anne-Louise Sommer, Watercolors by Finn Juhl, Berlin, 2016, pp. 32-33, 103, 109, 112

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 28 September–14 October 1945, stand 14.

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Finn Juhl

Pair of easy chairs, model no. FJ 45

designed 1945
Brazilian rosewood, fabric, leather.
Each: 83 x 69.5 x 76 cm (32 5/8 x 27 3/8 x 29 7/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of each impressed CABINETMAKER NIELS VODDER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK/DESIGN FINN JUHL.

Estimate
£30,000 - 50,000 

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London Auction 11 June 2020