- Of the Period
- Date of manufacture1960s
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 31.11 in. x W 63 in. x D 18.9 in.
H 79 cm x W 160 cm x D 48 cm
- Seller locationLejre, DK
- Reference numberLU102088690203
Shipping, Returns & Payment
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
Why Shop on 1stdibs?
Only Vetted, Professional Sellers
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Fully Insured Global Deliveries
Arne Vodder Danish Teak Credenza with Tambour D...
Arne Vodder, Sibast Furniture
Mid-Century Modern credenza designed by Arne Vodder for Sibast. Labelled with the maker's mark and Danish control emblem. Featuring beautifully aged teak wood and tambour doors that ...
Arne Vodder for George Tanier, Small Rosewood C...
Arne Vodder, George Tanier, Sibast Furniture
Designed by Arne Vodder and manufactured by Sibast Møbler for George Tanier in New York, this compact credenza features a lovely rosewood case elevated on an ebonized base. Sliding d...