Offered by: Original in Berlin
Karl-Marx-Allee 83 Berlin 10243 , Germany Call Seller 00493060936046


Arne Vodder Desk Chair for Vamo Sonderborg in Teak and Original black Skai

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  • Description
    Arne Vodder Desk Chair for Vamo Sonderborg in Teak and Original black Skai, Denmark, 1960s. The leather is slightly damaged on one small spot of the backrest, otherwise good original condition.

    Arne Vodder (1926-2009) was a Danish furniture designer who is known for his modernist designs, which combined clean lines and functionalism with organic forms and natural materials. He is considered one of the most important furniture designers of the mid-20th century and his work is highly sought after by collectors today. Vodder trained as a cabinetmaker in Copenhagen before attending the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under some of Denmark's most influential furniture designers, including Kaare Klint and Poul Henningsen. After graduating, he worked for various furniture companies before setting up his own design studio in the 1950s. Vodder's designs were characterized by their attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, and innovative use of materials. He was particularly skilled at working with wood and often incorporated organic shapes and forms into his furniture, such as his iconic 'Organic Chair'. He also experimented with new materials, such as laminated wood and fiberglass, and developed new techniques for working with them. Vodder's designs were widely recognized during his lifetime and he won numerous awards for his work, including the Lunning Prize and the Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale. His furniture remains highly sought after today and is held in the collections of many major museums and galleries around the world.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Denmark
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Teak, Skai
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: Cc.ob.VodderBlack.M.2302a
    Incollect Reference #: 629060
  • Dimensions
    W. 21.65 in; H. 30.31 in; D. 20.87 in;
    W. 55 cm; H. 77 cm; D. 53 cm;
    Seat H. 17.32 in;
    Seat H. 44 cm;
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