Modern Design /07 October 2008


Charles and Ray Eames

Evans Products/Herman Miller
USA, 1946 / 1948
ash plywood, aniline-dyed ash plywood, rubber
19 w × 21 d × 28½ h in (48 × 53 × 72 cm)

Handwritten marks to underside: [D.C.W. B+BLK]. Signed with decal manufacturer's label to underside: [Manufactured By Evans Products Company Moulded Plywood Division Herman Miller Furniture Company Sole Distributor Designed By Charles Eames].

provenance: Clayton Lewis, Venice, CA

exhibited: Eames Design, 2001-2002, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan

literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, Neuhart, Neuhart, and Eames, ppg. 72-73 The Herman Miller Collection, manufacturer's catalog, 1948, pg. 62

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $5,400

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