Finn Juhl Model 540 Solid Teak Extension Table For Sale
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Finn Juhl Model 540 Solid Teak Extension Table


Danish master Finn Juhl's importance cannot be understated and whether he was collaborating with Neils Vodder or France & Sons his sensibility shines. This table is a perfect example. Crafted of solid teak, it features a top with sculpted ends which make it easy to open and add any of the three leaf extensions concealed beneath. The rich, oiled teakwood and the subtle details such as the curved lip/ handle at the ends, and the skirt detail make the design distinctly Danish. It can work in almost any interior, in conjunction with almost any chairs. The France & Son's catalog which originally listed this design notes that it works as both a dining table and a conference table since when fully extended it measures a full 9' 4" in length, Without leaves, the table measures 73.5" there are two 10" and one 20" leaves offering a variety of length options up to 113.5".


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  • Condition Details
    Very good vintage condition
  • Dimensions
    H 28.5 in. x W 73.5 in. x D 39.5 in.H 72.39 cm x W 186.69 cm x D 100.33 cm
  • Seller Location
    Highland, IN
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About Finn Juhl (Designer)

Along with Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen and Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl was one of the great masters of mid-20th-century Danish design. Juhl was the first among that group to have his work promoted overseas, bringing the character of the nation’s furnishings — and the inherent principles of grace, craftsmanship and utility on which they were based — to an international audience. A stylistic maverick, Juhl embraced expressive, free-flowing shapes in chair and sofa designs much earlier than his colleagues, yet even his quietest pieces incorporate supple, curving forms that are at once elegant and ergonomic.

     As a young man, Juhl hoped to become an art historian, but his father steered him into a more practical course of study in architecture. He began designing furniture in the late 1930s, a discipline in which, despite his education, Juhl was self-taught, and quite proud of the fact. His earliest works, designed in the late 1930s, are perhaps his most idiosyncratic. The influence of contemporary art is clear in Juhl's 1939 “Pelican” chair: an almost Surrealist take on the classic wing chair. Critics reviled the piece, however; one said it looked like a "tired walrus." Juhl had tempered his creativity by 1945, when the Danish furniture-making firm Niels Vodder began to issue his designs. Yet his now-classic “NV 45” armchair still demonstrates panache, with a seat that floats above the chair’s teak frame.

     Juhl first exhibited his work in the United States in 1950, championed by Edgar Kaufmann Jr., an influential design critic and scion of America’s most prominent family of modern architecture and design patrons. (Kaufmann’s father commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright’s design of the house “Fallingwater.”) Juhl quickly won a following for such signature designs as the supremely comfortable “Chieftan” lounge chair, the biomorphic “Baker” sofa, and the “Judas” table, a piece ornamented with stylish inlaid silver plaquettes. As you will see from the offerings on these pages, Finn Juhl’s furniture — as well as his lighting, ceramics, tableware and accessories — has an air of relaxed sophistication and elegance that is unique in the realm of mid-20th- century design.

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1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Highland, IN
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