Coffee Table with Metal Legs (CTM)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Molded plywood, chromed metal, wood, rubber
Designed 1946; Manufactured 1949-1957
15 3/8 x 34 1/8 x 33 3/4 in. (39.1 x 86.7 x 85.7 cm) (show scale)
Affixed to underside of table top near edge, rectangular sticker (half peach, half white) printed: "[in black] Home Sweet Home / Moving & Storage Co., Inc. / [in peach] LOT NO. PIECE NO. / [stamped in black] 7267 104"
Affixed to wooden "X" underneath table top, white rectangular sticker, handwritten in ink: "109"
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978). Coffee Table with Metal Legs (CTM), Designed 1946; Manufactured 1949-1957. Molded plywood, chromed metal, wood, rubber, 15 3/8 x 34 1/8 x 33 3/4 in. (39.1 x 86.7 x 85.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1991.261.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.261.1.jpg)
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"CTM" coffee table with molded plywood top supported by four chromed metal legs. Round table top has large shallow depression in center and flat rim (resembles a dinner plate). Tubular legs are bent and soldered together to form flat X-shaped support for table top; bolted to wooden "X" painted black that is glued to underside of tabletop. Legs terminate in round disk feet with black rubber collars.
CONDITION: Good; few small marks in table top; all-over corrosion on legs, one foot has fallen off (but is preserved).
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