Finn Juhl Armchair 4443 in Teak with Paavo Tynell Floor Lamp 9631 in Brass
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Elegant floor lamp by Finish master of lights Paavo Tynell. This admirable floor lamp stands on a delicate tripod in brass from which a thin stem with a cane surface rises upwards. The leather is wrapped around the stem in regular lines. A cylindric stem in off-white cloth may be adjusted in its angle. This floor lamp features the strong traits of Tynell’s designs, like the brave combination of brass and cane, elegant forms and delicate craftsmanship.
Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) was born in Finland and started to work as a tin smith and from there onwards became a blacksmith. From this trade he slowly came into the Craft of making and designing lamp. He was co-founder of Taito ab, a lamp manufacturer. A turning point for Tynell's career when he started to collaborate with Finland House in New York, a gallery that promoted Finnish design in New York. His designs were drastically different from those of all American designers and became very popular, this resulted in large experimental works that Tynell is now famous for. Tynell's designs are characterized by organic forms and the use of perforated brass.
Measurements of the lamp: 146 x 25.5 x 40 cm.
Finn Juhl for Bovirke, armchair model 4443 ‘Westermanns Kaminstol’, teak, fabric, Denmark, design circa 1964, production 1950s
Comfortable armchair designed by Finn Juhl and produced by Bovirke. The chair shows the aesthetic characteristics of Juhl’s designs, a modesty with high attention to detail, organic curved lines and excellent comfort. Especially the delicate curve of the arm and the seat that is detached from the frame. Moreover, the chair features crossed rungs that taper heavily towards the middle yet still provide solidness to the overall design. The frame is executed in solid teak. It is worth noting that a very similar chair was made by Niels Vodder.
Finn Juhl (1912-1989), born in Denmark, planned on becoming an art historian when he was young. His father however decided it would be a better career move if he went to become an architect. After his architecture degree Juhl worked for ten years with Vilhelm Lauritzen. At the age of 33 Finn Juhl opened his own furniture design practice. In the 1940s he designed a number of creations that regenerated Danish furniture design, and broke with the established furniture tradition. Juhl is known as the one of the most important pioneers of Danish design. He was in fact the first Danish furniture designer to gain widespread international recognition. His work was vital to spreading the “Danish Modern” concept around the world. His designs are re-known for being exquisitely elegant, refined up until the smallest detail and extremely well executed.
The chair is upholstered in a yellow fabric, which is original. The fabric shows signs of age and use. Please note that we advise reupholstery before use. This can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsman in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized reupholstery is possible as well.
Measurements of the chair: 84 x 63 x 75 cm (seat height: 41 cm).
Please note that both items are also available separately.
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