Side chairs, pair | Wright

Wright-Side chairs, pair

Estimated value: 1000-1500 US$

Reached Price : 950 US$

Auction:
Modernist 20 Century

Sales date: 2004-12-05

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 320

Design

Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen

Architonic id

4105994

Pair of side chairs for the Kleinhas Music Hall
Birch, upholstery over plywood
19"w x 24"d x 30"h
The furniture for the Kleinhas Music Hall in Buffalo was an early collaboration between Eames and Saarinen, done while Charles was working in Eliel Saarinen's office in 1939. The molded form of the chair is highly influenced by Aalto and is still two-dimensional in its form. The chair marks the first step in a collaboration that would yield the famous Organic Design seating designs.