Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Charles and Ray Eames

pair of chairs from the General Motors Futurama pavilion
Herman Miller
USA, 1964
chrome-plated steel, enameled aluminum, enameled steel
18½ w × 19½ d × 28½ h in (47 × 50 × 72 cm)

The following two lots are from the General Motors Futurama pavilion at the New York World's Fair of 1964. A variant of production examples of the wire chair, this pair utilizes a modified base from a 671 ottoman and a chrome finish. Signed with applied G.M.C. control tag to underside of each example.

exhibited: GM Futurama Pavilion, New York World's Fair, 1964

estimate: $1,500–2,000
result: $2,280

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