Lounge chair and ottoman, No. 670 and 671

designed 1956, made 1956–62
Designed by Charles Eames (American, 1907–1978), and Ray Eames (American, 1912–1988), Manufactured by Herman Miller Furniture Company (active 1923–present)


Object Place: Zeeland, Michigan

Dimensions

Overall (Chair): 83.8 x 83.8 x 83.8 cm (33 x 33 x 33 in.) Overall (Ottoman): 44.5 x 66 x 54.6 cm (17 1/2 x 26 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1505.1-2

Medium or Technique

Molded plywood (walnut or rosewood veneers), cast aluminum, black leather-covered latex foam and down upholstery, rubber

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

Purchased in 1962 by James and Margie Krebs for their new home in Marblehead, Massachusetts; 2008; gift to the MFA of James and Margie Krebs (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of James and Margie Krebs

Copyright

Used with permission. Herman Miller, Inc.® Eames®