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Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM CDT

Tradition & Innovation

Sale 5001 Lot 40

Finn Juhl (1912-1989) for Niels Vodder
unique four-drawer cabinet
Denmark, 1959
oak, lacquered oak, brushed stainless steel
unmarked, production pencil marks
includes copies of original receipt from Niels Vodder
27 1/2"w x 20 3/4"d (including handles) x 31 1/8"h

Provenance:
Niels Vodder, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1959
The Collection of Ernest and Marjorie Briskey, Madison, Wisconsin (acquired directly from the above)

Catalog Note:
These cabinets (Lots 40 and 41) are one of only two examples of this design ever made and the only ones in oak. (The other pair was made in teak.) They were designed in anticipation of the 33rd Copenhagen Cabinetmakers Guild Forum in 1959. Similar to the Kjærholm pieces from the Briskey Collection, these cabinets are in excellent condition and include original receipts.

Lots 40 and 41 are shown together in the second image.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $5,525