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

“Pelican Chair”. Easy chair with walnut legs. Sides, seat, back and loose cushion upholstered in red-violet Davina wool from Kvadrat. Designed 1940. Manufactured by Onecollection

The Pelicans organic shape is a good example of the way Finn Juhl was inspired by abstract sculptures and artists.

The Pelican Chair was first presented at the Copenhagen Cabinet-makers' 14th Guild exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark the 20th September-6th October 1940.

Literature: Grete Jalk [red.], 40 Years of Danish Furniture Design, vol. 2. pp. 128–129.

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Condition

Minor wear due to age and use. Marks and scratches, primarily shoe marks on legs. Exhibition model.

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Estimate

15,000–20,000 kr.

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Price realised

19,500 kr.  

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