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Finn Juhl Chieftain Chair
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Finn Juhl Chieftain Chair

Finn Juhl for House of Finn Juhl

Regular price $14,325.00

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  • *Nevada Leather - Black *Nevada Leather - Black

Leather Group 2

Nevada Leather

NEVADA is a full-grain, vacuum-tanned, smooth aniline leather. The hide is firm, but supple with an exceptional grain. The best choice when looking for Saddle-type leather. Visible insect bites, healed wounds and fat stripes contribute to the exclusive look. Cromfree tanned – made without the use of PCP and CFC, which are harmful to the enviroment. Grain leather from South German cattle hides.

  • NV 0500 BlackNV 0500 Black
  • NV 2000 BrownNV 2000 Brown
  • NV 2034 CoffeeNV 2034 Coffee
  • NV 2301 BurgundyNV 2301 Burgundy
  • NV 2333 Ferrari RedNV 2333 Ferrari Red
  • NV 2488 CognacNV 2488 Cognac
  • NV 2694 SandNV 2694 Sand

Sørensen Paris Passion Leather

A strong and soft full-grain leather in semi-aniline. A smooth, slim leather, Paris Passion is comfortable with a great feel. It has natural markings and a natural appearance with a light surface finish. It is user-friendly and easy to maintain.

  • Black 33539Black 33539
  • Brown 33538Brown 33538
  • Cognac 33537Cognac 33537
  • Cream 33535Cream 33535
  • Red 33532Red 33532

Leather Group 3

Montana Leather

MONTANA is a full grain leather with a study structure. Pure aniline leather with an international shade card. Visible insect-bites and scars from healed wounds add to the exclusive look of the leather. Chrome tanned and produced without the use of PCP and CFC which are damaging to the enviroment. Grain leather from South German cattle hides.

  • MO 0500 BlackMO 0500 Black
  • MO 1379 ClayMO 1379 Clay
  • MO 2040 MOccaMO 2040 MOcca
  • MO 2313 TeakMO 2313 Teak
  • MO 2513 BrandyMO 2513 Brandy
  • MO 2691 CamelMO 2691 Camel
  • MO 2834 SandMO 2834 Sand
  • MO 4468 TerracottaMO 4468 Terracotta
  • MO 1241 GraphiteMO 1241 Graphite
  • MO 5150 BlueMO 5150 Blue

Classic Leather

Chrome-tanned, top-coated, strong full-grain and durable surface. Fast to light. Thickness approx. 0.055-0.06".

  • Classic Black BrownClassic Black Brown
  • Classic BlackClassic Black
  • Classic Bright RedClassic Bright Red
  • Classic CognacClassic Cognac
  • Classic WalnutClassic Walnut

Vacona Leather

Aniline leather has none or only a light surface treatment which preserve the leather's natural surface and soft touch. All natural markings will be visible on aniline leather which contributes to the leather's exclusive appearance. The light surface treatment makes the leather breath and comfortable to sit in. On the other hand this kind of leather is very susceptible to dirt and will in time become a little darker. Only raw material from the best selection is used for aniline leather. In aniline leather it is possible to see the hair follicle in the grain. Raw material: Grain leather from South German cattle hides.

  • Sahara 3811Sahara 3811
  • Cognac 2488Cognac 2488
  • Teak 2057Teak 2057
  • Marble 1414Marble 1414
  • Indigo Blue 5740Indigo Blue 5740
  • Fango 7032Fango 7032

Leather Group 4

Sørensen Vegetal Nature Leather

Vegetable-tanned leather of the highest quality that rapidly acquires a patina. This soft "naked" leather is affected by light and acquires a beautiful nut-brown colour with time, making each piece unique. Variations in colour in the hides exist with natural markings. Susceptible to dirt and smudges

  • Vegetal Nature 20090Vegetal Nature 20090

Elegance Leather

**NOTE: Leather NOT CA 117 compliant. Contact us for more information.**

Vegetable and chrome-tanned, aniline, full-grain with light structure and light impregnation. Becomes lighter and patinated with use, visible natural markings. Thickness approx. 0.055-0.06".

  • Elegance BlackElegance Black
  • Elegance Indian RedElegance Indian Red
  • Elegance WalnutElegance Walnut
  • Elegance MoccaElegance Mocca

Skandilock Sheepskin

Composition: 100% Wool

  • Sheepskin 01 BlackSheepskin 01 Black
  • Sheepskin 02 OffwhiteSheepskin 02 Offwhite
  • Sheepskin 03 GraphiteSheepskin 03 Graphite
  • Sheepskin 04 AnthraciteSheepskin 04 Anthracite
  • Sheepskin 05 MochaSheepskin 05 Mocha
  • Sheepskin 06 MushroomSheepskin 06 Mushroom
  • Sheepskin 07 SaharaSheepskin 07 Sahara
  • Sheepskin 08 HoneySheepskin 08 Honey
  • Sheepskin 09 MoonlightSheepskin 09 Moonlight
  • Sheepskin 10 Green TeaSheepskin 10 Green Tea
  • Sheepskin 11 RubySheepskin 11 Ruby
  • Sheepskin 14 CharcoalSheepskin 14 Charcoal
  • Sheepskin 15 EspressoSheepskin 15 Espresso
  • Sheepskin 16 StoneSheepskin 16 Stone
  • Sheepskin 18 MapleSheepskin 18 Maple


The iconic Chieftain Chair is one of Finn Juhl’s absolute masterpieces, representing the peak of his career as a furniture designer. At its introduction in 1949, the chair marked a renewal of the Danish furniture design tradition. Today, it is perceived as one of the most important exponents of the Danish Modern movement in the US during the 1950s. For this reason, Finn Juhl is often considered the father of Danish Modern.

Inspired by modern art, the Chieftain Chair with its organic shapes, liberated itself from traditional Danish furniture design and strict functionalism in both shape, construction and materials.

In 2012, the Chieftain Chair won the Danish Design Award, Classic. The jury said in its motivation: ”Today, the Chieftain Chair stands as an inspiration to a new generation of furniture designers and as proof that attention to quality, international calibre and a will to break away from tradition can pave the way to make a difference as a designer”.

The Chieftain Chair and Stool are manufactured in walnut and are upholstered in leather.


39.37" W x 34.65" D x 36.42" H
Seat: 13.58" H


Frame in Walnut
Leather Upholstery

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