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Mid Century Danish Red Diplomat Chairs by Finn Juhl for France & Daverkosen

About the Item

These gorgeous vintage mid century modern Model 209 Diplomat chairs were designed by Finn Juhl in the 1960s and manufactured by France & Daverkosen. This sophisticated pair of chairs are expertly crafted from solid teak wood with original upholstery on the “floating” seat and backrest in a stunning shade of deep red. Originally designed for the UN, the Finn Juhl Diplomat Armchair features classic Danish modern design with clean, minimalist lines and a comfortable profile. These iconic chairs pair well with a wide range of decor styles including classic mid century modern, traditional and contemporary. Perfect for home or office. Manufacturer’s plaque on underside of chairs. Finn Juhl Finn Juhl, a Danish architect, interior and industrial designer, was an icon of 20th century Danish modern design. He approached furniture design from the vantage point of an artist and sculptor and created a unique approach within the world of modern furniture, referencing more traditional art forms and employing organic shapes and bold color. As one of the leading figures in the creation of Danish design beginning in the 1940s, he was critical to the introduction of Danish modern furniture design to United States.
  • Creator:
    Finn Juhl (Designer),France & Daverkosen (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32 in (81.28 cm)Width: 24.75 in (62.87 cm)Depth: 27.5 in (69.85 cm)Seat Height: 17.5 in (44.45 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1960
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU8074237100232
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