Ref No. 301

Charles and Ray Eames (American, 1907-1978 and 1912-1988)

'La Chaise', designed 1948

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manufactured by Vitra, the organic shaped polyurethane shell with white lacquer finish, above four chrome plated tubular steel rods on a cruciform oak base, with decal label 'Original Eames Chaise, Charles Eames, Vitra'

  • Measurements: height 88 cm width 145 cm depth 84 cm
  • Labels: Charles and Ray Eames designed La Chaise in 1948 for a competition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, inspired by 'Floating Figure', a sculpture by American artist Gaston Lachaise