12 May 2005
Charles (1907-1978) and Ray Eames (1912-1989)
'FSW 6' A Six-Panel Red Aniline Dye Molded Ash Plywood and Canvas Folding Screen, Designed 1946
distributed by Herman Miller Furniture Co.
each element 67 5/8 in. (172.5 cm.) high, 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) wide
Fifty/50, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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cf. J. Neuhart, M. Neuhart, R. Eames, Eames Design. The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, New York 1994, pp. 78-79.
This was the first red aniline dye screen by Charles and Ray Eames ever to be sold by Fifty/50.
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art