Finn Juhl, attribution
dining chairs, set of eightNiels Vodder
Denmark, c. 1955
teak, leather, brass
25½ w x 21½ d x 31½ h in (65 x 55 x 80 cm)
This chair design is listed in the Danish Furniture Index, confirmed by the experts Hanne Wilhelm Hansen and Bård Henriksen, as a work by Finn Juhl manufactured by France & Sons. A 1956 catalog of Finn Juhl Furniture for Niels Vodder includes this work but lists the name P. Vodder as the designer.
This set of chairs was in the collection of John H. Howe, architect and chief draftsman for Frank Lloyd Wright. Signed with branded manufacturer's mark to frame of each example: [Niels Vodder Cabinetmaker Copenhagen Denmark].provenance: John H. Howe | Private Collection