Art/ Collection/ Art Object

"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)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, by exchange, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.233a-d
Not on view
Herman Miller showroom, Los Angeles (until 1953; sold as a showroom sample to Los Angeles Modern Auctions); Los Angeles Modern Auctions (1953–99; sold to MMA)

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, no catalogue.

John Neuhart, Marilyn Neuhart, and Ray Eames. Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. New York, 1989, p. 126.

Pat Kirkham. Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, Mass., 1995, p. 257.

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