Important 20th Century Design /04 December 2005


Finn Juhl

Double Chieftain chair
Niels Roth Andersen
Denmark, 1949/c.1985
teak, leather
58 w × 33 d × 37 h in (147 × 84 × 94 cm)

This large version of Juhl's notable Chieftain chair is a rare example of his influential style. Originally produced in fewer than five examples by Niels Vodder in the 1940s, this example is from a later, limited production by Niels Roth Andersen. Signed with branded manufacturer's mark to underside.

literature: Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Hiort, ppg. 42-43

estimate: $50,000–70,000

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