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Art. 716 + 717

Swivel armchair and ottoman. Shell in curved plywood with a rosewood or cherry veneer or with black-painted finish. Padded seat and back cushions, covered in leather or fabric. Cast aluminium basement.


HISTORY
This lounge chair with ottoman is, certainly, not only the best know chair of Charles and Ray Eames but also one of the most famous modern lounge chairs. As a "status symbol" it ranks with the chair of Mies van der Rohe for the Barcelona Pavilion and the Chaise Longue of . Furthermore, it has the well earned reputation of being one of the most luxurious and confortable of all modern chairs. It represents a notable contribution of the Eameses toward the mid-century trend in design away from the austere geometrical forms of early modern design toward sculptural, organic forms.

Height: 86 cm (33,8")
Width: 86 cm (33,8")
Depth: 80 cm (31,5")

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