On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Affixed to underside of base, round white metal plate with silver printing: (around edge) "DESIGNED BY CHARLES EAMES / HERMAN MILLER ZEELAND MICH."; in center, silver mark of Herman Miller company consisting of stylized "M".
Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden
Lathe-turned stool made of walnut (planks glued together both horizontally and vertically). Round seat scooped out in center to conform to human body; on underside, tapers down to pedestal. Pedestal consists of a continuous shaft and base; shaft has three lathed sections of thick round disks that extend to point at center; circular base flares out toward floor and has rounded edge.
CONDITION: Good; minor scuffs and scratches all over, especially around seat and base.
Ray Eames (Bernice Alexandra Kaiser) (American, 1912-1988). Turned Stool, ca. 1950. Walnut, 15 x 13 x 13in. (38.1 x 33 x 33cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.142.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.142.29.jpg)
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