All things Eames on the block April 8 in Chicago
The sale will feature Eames classics such as LAX molded fiberglass chairs (estimated between $500 and $700) or the iconic lounge chair and ottoman, ($3,000 to $5,000), as well as unusual ephemera such as a cloud backdrop (estimated between $5,000 and $7,000) and a Herman Miller stock certificate ($200-$300).
The Neuharts chronicled the work of Charles and Ray Eames for more than 30 years, amassing more than 100 binders of photographs, copies, negatives and clippings. The archive collection (estimated between $150,000 and $200,000) includes: Eames House records, Eames Design records, Eames photo collection, Eames office graphics, Connections exhibition records, Eames films, Mathematica exhibition records and an IBM inventory.
Wright, which specializes in 20th and 21st century design auctions, is based in Chicago, but you can bid via e-mail, phone or fax. For more information on how to bid, click here.
The collection preview runs March 29 through April 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The auction takes place on April 8 at 10 a.m. PDT. To view the lots, click here.
Wright is also accepting consignments of other Eames items for this sale. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 563-0020.
-- Lisa Boone
Photo credits: Wright
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