Ray Eames (Bernice Alexandra Kaiser) (American, 1912-1988). <em>Turned Stool</em>, 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)

Turned Stool

Artist:Ray Eames (Bernice Alexandra Kaiser)Charles EamesHerman Miller, Inc.

Medium: Walnut

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1950

Dimensions: 15 x 13 x 13in. (38.1 x 33 x 33cm)


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

Accession Number: 1996.142.29

Image: 1996.142.29.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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