Pelican Chair

Designed by Finn Juhl, produced by Onecollection


Item Number: 100071934


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15 weeks

Item Number: 100071934

15 weeks

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Complete the room


It is shocking to think of Finn Juhl designing this sculptural chair in 1940 – that was more than 75 years ago, and the Pelican Chair is still “out there” by today’s standards. With graceful curves that befriend the body and wrap the sitter in its embrace, the Pelican is true to Juhl’s idea that “a chair is not just a product of decorative art in a space, it is a form and a space in itself.” And while the influence of contemporary sculpture is clear, Juhl was quick to clarify that “furniture is furniture, not sculpture.” The upholstery is hand-sewn onto the frame; some colors (see below) are finished with tufted buttons. This is the authentic Pelican Chair by Onecollection. Made in Denmark.

  • Colors with tufted buttons: grey with red cushion and red buttons; teal with light blue cushion and light blue buttons; cream with leather sand cushion and leather sand buttons.


Finn Juhl
Finn Juhl

DENMARK (1912–1989)

When you look at the graceful shapes and sensual curves of Finn Juhl’s work, you may be shocked to realize that he designed these pieces 60 to 70 years ago. A pioneering force in his own country, Finn Juhl is also credited, along with fellow Danes Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Borge Mogensen and Poul Kjaerholm, with introducing Danish modern to midcentury ...

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H 26.75" W 33.5" D 30" Seat H 14.5"


Steel frame molded in hard cellular plastic and MDI; walnut legs; canvas-linen bottom cover; 100% recyclable Pantera foam and cotton fiber padding; hand-sewn double-stitched upholstery.

Teal/Blue: Kvadrat Divina 3 (100% wool) with tufted buttons.

Charcoal Grey, Plum and Tan/Brown: Kvadrat Divina Melange (100% wool).

Cream: Kvadrat Hallingdal (70% wool, 30% viscose).

Cream/Sand: Kvadrat Hallingdal (70% wool, 30% viscose) with leather seat and tufted buttons.

Grey/Red: Kvadrat Remix (90% new worsted wool, 10% nylon) with tufted buttons.

Charcoal, Gold, Indigo and Red: Kvadrat Canvas (90% wool, 10% nylon).

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