Finn Juhl - Nordic Design London Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Den Permanente Gallery, Copenhagen, circa 1950
    Private collection, Denmark

  • Literature

    Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture, New York, 1956, pp. 54-55
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 124-25, 233, fig. 2, p. 311 for a technical drawing and images
    Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Copenhagen, 1990, pp. 23, 40-41
    Martin Eidelberg, ed., Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, New York, 1991, p. 187
    Noritsugu Oda, Danish Chairs, San Francisco, 1996, pp. 92-93
    Arne Karlsen, Danish Furniture Design: in the 20th Century, Volume 2, Copenhagen, 2007, pp. 106, 187-89

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the 'Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild', Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 30 September–16 October 1949, Stand 9.

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'Chieftain' armchair

circa 1950
Teak, leather.
93.7 x 102.9 x 90.8 cm (36 7/8 x 40 1/2 x 35 3/4 in.)
Executed by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Underside branded and impressed with NIELS VODDER CABINETMAKER/COPENHAGEN DENMARK.

Estimate
£150,000 - 250,000 Ω

Sold for £290,500

Contact Specialist
Ben Williams
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Nordic Design

London 24 September 2014 6pm