Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978). <em>Coffee Table with Metal Legs (CTM)</em>, 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)

Coffee Table with Metal Legs (CTM)

Artist:Charles EamesRay Eames (Bernice Alexandra Kaiser)Herman Miller, Inc.

Medium: Molded plywood, chromed metal, wood, rubber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed 1946; Manufactured 1949-1957

Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 34 1/8 x 33 3/4 in. (39.1 x 86.7 x 85.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1991.261.1

Image: 1991.261.1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
"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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