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


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


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 (Gallery 336)


Americas, Contemporary Art


Seating and beds


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


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