Tag: danish

Finn Juhl ‘Chieftain’ armchair. circa 1949, Teak, leather. 93.5 x 103.5 x 92 cm. Manufactured by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Estimate £50,000 – 75,000. SOLD FOR £422,500 in September 2013 at Phillips Auctioneers

5 Most Expensive Scandinavian Design Furniture

Master craftsmanship, pure lines, both humanist and functionalist, sturdy, yet elegant designs that accommodate both humanist and functionalist elements… Yes, we are talking about Scandinavian Design. The mid-centurian movement, which took the world by storm in 1940s, is once again seizing the stage, achieving worldwide popularity, especially in the last 5 […]

Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, sold for £2,434,500 in April 2015 at Phillips. Photo courtesy of Phillips.

Top Design Auction Houses in the World

Phillips (established 1792) New York, London, Geneva, Hong Kong Key Personnel: Edward Dolman (Chairman and CEO), Jean-Paul Engelen (Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art), Vanessa Hallett (Senior Director and Worldwide Head of Photographs), Nazgol Jagan (Worldwide Director of Jewels) Notable Design Lots: Marc Newson, Lockheed Lounge, c. 1990, £2,434,500 – April 2015 Isamu Noguchi, The Goodyear […]