Modern Design /07 October 2008


Charles and Ray Eames

Herman Miller/Evans Products
USA, 1946 / 1947
rosewood plywood, rubber
19½ w × 22 d × 29 h in (50 × 56 × 74 cm)

Rare woods, such as rosewood, were experimented with on early Eames plywood chairs.

Signed with paper manufacturer's label to underside: [Herman Miller Evans Charles Eames].

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: $6,000

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