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1956

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1977

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No. 670 (chair), No. 671 (ottoman) Chair And Ottoman, 1956

This is a chair and ottoman. It was designed by Charles Eames and executor: Don Albinson and manufactured by Herman Miller, Inc.. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is rosewood, leather, metal, upholstered cushions (filled with down, duck feathers, foam). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Robert Blaich and catalogued by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of Robert Blaich.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • ES 108 Sofa, 1984
  • aluminum, walnut, leather, epoxy, urethane foam, polyster fiber.
  • Gift of Herman Miller, Inc..
  • 1985-98-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 82 x 83.4 x 82 cm (32 5/16 x 32 13/16 x 32 5/16 in.) H x W x D (b): 41.3 x 66.5 x 53.5 cm (16 1/4 x 26 3/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

No. 670 (chair), No. 671 (ottoman) Chair And Ottoman, 1956; Designed by Charles Eames (American, 1907–1978); USA; rosewood, leather, metal, upholstered cushions (filled with down, duck feathers, foam); H x W x D (a): 82 x 83.4 x 82 cm (32 5/16 x 32 13/16 x 32 5/16 in.) H x W x D (b): 41.3 x 66.5 x 53.5 cm (16 1/4 x 26 3/16 x 21 1/16 in.); Gift of Robert Blaich; 1977-1-2-a,b

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