(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.