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"ESU 420-C" Storage Unit

Designer:
Charles Eames (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1907–1978 St. Louis, Missouri)
Designer:
Ray Eames (American, 1913–1988)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Fiberglass, Masonite, plywood, chrome-plated steel
Dimensions:
H. 58-5/8, W. 47, D. 17 in. (148.9 x 119.4 x 43.2 cm) 122.2 lb. (55.4 kg)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, by exchange, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.233a-d
Not on view
Cabinet purchased new by the vendor in 1953 from the Herman Miller Showroom in Los Angeles as a showroom sample.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions of Twentieth-Century Design and Architecture," June 29–November 14, 1999, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Modern Design," March 30–December 3, 2006.

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