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Eames Storage Unit (ESU)

Designer
Charles Eames, American, 1907–1978@Designer
Maker
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, founded 1923
Date
designed 1949–50
Material
Birch plywood, zinc-plated steel, perforated metal, plastic laminated plywood, lacquered Masonite, and rubber
Place made
Zeeland, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Furniture
Current Location
On View, Gallery 130
Dimensions
58 11/16 x 47 1/16 x 16 15/16 in. (149 x 119.5 x 43 cm)
Credit Line
Friends Fund
Rights
Public Domain
Object Number
17:1994
perhaps Proctor Collection, USA

- 1994
R. F. Willis Gallery (Robert Willis), Grand Rapids, MI [1]

1994 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, purchased from R.F. Willis Gallery (Robert Willis) [2]


Notes:
[1] Robert Willis of the R. F. Willis Gallery was unable to provide details of the provenance, other than that the piece was formerly either in the Proctor (of Proctor & Gamble) collection or in one of their friends collections in Cincinatti, OH [note from C. McCarty, SLAM document files].

[2] Invoice dated March 29, 1994. Minutes of the Collections Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, April 19, 1994.
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