Finn Juhl (1912-1989) Chieftain Chair Teak, leather Executed by Neils Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark Black leather on teak frame, underside branded Copenhagen Denmark Finn Juhl, ht. 36 3/4, wd. 39 3/8, dp. 35 in.
Literature: Svend Erik Møller and Viggo Sten Møller, Dansk Møbelkunst, Københavns snedkerlaugs møbeludstilling 1927-1951 (Copenhagen, 1951), p. 82; Esbjørn Hiort, Modern Danish Furniture (New York, 1956), pp. 54-55; Eva Hamilton, 'Modern design iG Gammal miljö,' Svensk DAM, no. 11, March 18, 1964, illustrated p. 41; Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Mobelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956 (Copenhagen, 1987), pp. 124-25, 233, 311; Esbjørn Hiort, Finn Juhl: Furniture, Architecture, Applied Art (Copenhagen, 1990), front cover, pp. 23, 40-41. Estimate $10,000-15,000
Circular holes in seat and back leather, some spots of wear.
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