Modern Design /07 October 2008


Finn Juhl

pair of Delegate's armchairs from the Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, Detroit
Niels Vodder
Denmark, 1951 / c. 1962
teak, upholstery
30 w × 29 d × 35 h in (76 × 74 × 89 cm)

This lot and the following pair of Delegate’s armchairs come from the executive offices of the Michigan Consolidated Gas Company in Detroit, a building designed by renowned architect Minoru Yamaski in 1962.

Signed with branded manufacturer's mark to underside of each example: [Niels Vodder Cabinetmakers Copenhagen Denmark Design: Finn Juhl].

provenance: Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, Detroit | Private collection, Farmington

literature: Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art, Hiort, ppg. 46-47

estimate: $4,000–6,000

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