1 of 3 images

Pair of Grete Jalk Chest of Drawers


Handsome pair of four-drawer teak dressers with curved teak-veneer plywood pulls. With "George Tanier Selection" stamp to back of each commode.


  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. Nice original finish has even color, and has been cleaned and waxed, with less than 1/2 inch of veneer repair on the bottom side. One handle was refabricated, and a couple were restored. Minor surface scratching on top is appropriate for age.
  • Dimensions

    H 30 in. x W 39.5 in. x D 19 in.

    H 76.2 cm x W 100.33 cm x D 48.26 cm

  • Seller location
    Hudson, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Arne Vodder (Designer)

Along with Vernor Panton, Arne Vodder was a leading light of what might be called the “second generation” of forward-thinking 20th-century Danish furniture designers — those who, following in the footsteps of Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl and others, first applied the skills, traditions and philosophical tenets of Danish craftsmanship to a modern furniture idiom.

     As a graduate student in architecture trained by Finn Juhl, Vodder made his mark in the 1960s, when modern design had gained wide acceptance, particularly in the business world. Accordingly, many of Vodder’s chairs are quiet in form — projecting an air of sturdiness and strength, rather than avant-garde styling.

     Vodder’s aesthetic flair was very pronounced in his cabinets and storage pieces — sideboards, bookcases, credenzas and buffets. In such pieces, Vodder liked to play with asymmetry. His bookcases often have a seemingly random array of variously sized shelves and nooks. A typical Vodder sideboard might have four sections, each different in purpose and look: an open stack of vertical shelves, and other cupboards covered with sliding panels in contrasting colored laminates and wood veneers. As you will see from the works on these pages, Arne Vodder had a sense of what kind of design was appropriate for which space: sobriety in the boardroom; playfulness at home.

About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2004
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Hudson, NY
20th Century Specialists
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries

More From This Seller
Pair of Commodes for Widdicomb Attributed to Ca...
Carl Malmsten
American Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Handsome solid oak three-drawer chests with a bevel-edge drawer and Art Deco influenced drawer pulls. Incredible original condition. Widdicomb metal tag and illustrated in the 1938 c...
Chest and Mirror by Peter Hvidt for Thorald Madsen
Peter Hvidt
Danish Wall Mirrors
Small chest of drawers and tall mirror in teak over birch. Slightly tapering body, brass pulls, and wonderful dark patina add to the overall elegance. Perfect for an entryway. Produc...
Rare Gilbert Rohde Art Deco Dresser
Gilbert Rohde
American Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Very early Gilbert Rohde tall chest showcases the streamlined glamour of American Art Deco. White Holly cabinet inlaid with black walnut, bakelite handles and chromed tube metal base...
Arne Vodder Sideboard for Sibast
Arne Vodder
Danish Sideboards
Teak cabinet on teak-capped steel feet. Great size and lovely rustic-modern look.
You May Also Like
Arne Vodder Chest of Drawers for Sibast Furniture
Arne Vodder, Sibast Furniture
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Beautiful chest with four pull out drawers, cabinet is signed.
Danish Dresser Chest by Arne Vodder Sibast Mobe...
Arne Vodder, Sibast Furniture
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Danish teak double dresser, by Arne Vodder for Sibast Mobelfabrik. Hard to find form, eight-drawer double dresser. Superb example, professionally refinished to perfect condition.
Arne Vodder Rosewood Chest of Drawers Sibast NC...
Arne Vodder
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Rare chest of drawers designed by Arne Vodder and distributed by Sibast / NC Møbler, Odense. Highly structured wood grain. Chest made of veneer, legs of solid rosewood. A wonderful p...
1960s Danish Arne Vodder Chest of Drawers for N...
Arne Vodder, N.C. Møbler
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Super rare and beautiful Danish modern design Arne Vodder chest of seven drawers in a very good condition. This is a very rare model in authentic condition, from the 1960s Danish mod...
Rare Arne Vodder Small Chest of Drawers Rosewoo...
Arne Vodder
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Rare and wonderful small chest of drawers designed by Arne Vodder and made by Sibast, Denmark. Highly figuered / grained rosewood. Perfect condition with only one small "defect" t...
Arne Wahl Iversen Sideboard Commode Rosewood Ch...
Arne Vodder
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Rosewood
Wonderful crafted rosewood commode/sideboard with drawers, shelf and small brass distance rings. Perfect vintage condition with minor wear consistent with age and use. Due to ...
Rosewood Danish Modern Dresser by Arne Vodder
Arne Vodder, George Tanier, Sibast Furniture
Danish Dressers
Beautifully constructed and finely detailed four drawer dresser in rich and vibrant Brazilian rosewood. The drawers feature Vodder's iconic and distinctive recessed curved pulls. The...
Danish Modern Teak Three-Drawer Chest in the Ma...
Arne Vodder
Danish Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Maple, Teak
Classic Danish modernist three-drawer chest of drawers. Sleek simple, elegant design, handsome sculptural drawer pulls, nice quality and construction, dovetail joints.