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    Sale 8307

    Important Design

    27 November 1999, New York, East

  • Lot 69

    A FINE AND RARE MOLDED PLYWOOD SCULPTURE

    RAY AND CHARLES EAMES, 1943

    Price Realised  

    A FINE AND RARE MOLDED PLYWOOD SCULPTURE
    Ray and Charles Eames, 1943
    37in. (95.3cm.) high, 27in. (68.6cm.) wide, 13in. (33cm.) deep


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    cf. John Neuhart, Marilyn Neuhart, Ray Eames Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, 1989, p.40; 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection, exh.cat., 1996, p.146 for illustrations of the Eames's early sculptures.

    Provenance

    Charles and Ray Eames
    Serge Chermayeff


    Literature

    Pat Kirkham, Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century, p. 215 for an illustration of the sculpture n situ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Design for Use, 1944


    Exhibited

    New York, Museum of Modern Art, Design for Use, 1944