Finn Juhl (b. Frederiksberg 1912, d. Ordrup 1989)

“The Egyptian Chair”. Rare set of 12 Brazilian rosewood chairs. Seat and back upholstered with black leather. Designed 1949. These examples made 1968–1969 by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, stamped by maker. (12)

Provenance: Acquired by current owners' parents in 1969 at the home store “Den Permanente” in Copenhagen. Copy of original invoice included. Aquired and consigned together with lot no. 895.

Model presented at The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark, 1949. Literature: Grete Jalk [ed.]: “40 Years of Danish Furniture Design”, vol. 3, p. 125.


Condition report on request. Contact design@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Items that are made of Brazilian rosewood or contain parts of it, require a CITES export permit in order to be exported from Denmark to a country outside The European Union. Buyers residing outside the European Union are required to obtain this permit.


Design, 7 March 2019


300,000 kr.


Price realised

770,000 kr.