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Lot 240
CHARLES EAMES AND EERO SAARINEN | THREE STORAGE UNITS FROM THE ORGANIC DESIGN COMPETITION
CHARLES EAMES AND EERO SAARINEN | THREE STORAGE UNITS FROM THE ORGANIC DESIGN COMPETITION
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CHARLES EAMES AND EERO SAARINEN | THREE STORAGE UNITS FROM THE ORGANIC DESIGN COMPETITION

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

CHARLES EAMES AND EERO SAARINEN | THREE STORAGE UNITS FROM THE ORGANIC DESIGN COMPETITION

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

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Description

CHARLES EAMES AND EERO SAARINEN

THREE STORAGE UNITS FROM THE ORGANIC DESIGN COMPETITION


circa 1941

comprising two cabinets with adjustable shelves and one chest of drawers

produced by Red Lion Furniture Company, Red Lion, Pennsylvania

Honduran mahogany veneer

each piece inscribed Red Lion Table Co.

shelving units respectively numbered 86, 37

chest of drawers numbered 86

each unit: 22 x 18 x 18 in, (55.8 x 45.7 cm)

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Saleroom Notice

Please note that this lot contains Honduran mahogany and may subject to restrictions regarding import or export.

Cataloguing

Literature

Eliot Noyes, Organic Design In Home Furnishing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941, p. 26

Arthur Drexler, Charles Eames: Furniture from the Design Collection, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1973, pp. 4, 9 and 11

The Work of Ray and Charles Eames: A Legacy of Invention, New York, 1997, p. 55

Brian Lutz, Furniture for Everyman, New York: 2012, p. 86

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