Charles and Ray Eames (1907 - 1978)

Lot 572: Charles Eames (1907-1978) & Ray Eames (1912-1988) for Evans Products LCW chairs, pair 22"w x 22.5"d x 26.75"h each

Toomey & Co. Auctioneers

December 3, 2016
Oak Park, IL, US

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Description: Charles Eames (1907-1978) & Ray Eames (1912-1988) for Evans Products
LCW chairs, pair
USA, 1950s
painted birch, rubber
Evans label remnants
original red aniline dye with black overpaint
22"w x 22.5"d x 26.75"h each
Condition Report: No chips or cracks. Light to moderate surface scratches, scuffs and abrasions. Black finish has been applied over the original finish, which appears to be red. Losses to the black finish throughout. Original oval rubber shock mounts are intact on the backrests; the original rubber shock mounts are intact under the seat. Very slight separation to the boards of the seats, visible as a fine line. Wear consistent with age and use over time. Sturdy and structurally sound.


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