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Chicago, IL, United States
DoneThu, Sep 10, 2015 5:00 PM GMT

Eames Design / American Design

Eames Design: The JF Chen Collection Wright is pleased to present Eames Design: The JF Chen Collection at auction on September 10th. This specialty sale includes nearly 300 pieces designed by Charles and Ray Eames, the illustrious duo that defined midcentury modern in America. A comprehensive and scholarly collection, the sale tells the story of the Eames through their iconic designs. From early works for the MoMA's Organic Design competition to chairs in molded plywood and fiberglass, ESUs and works from the Aluminum group, this auction features the best examples of the Eames' works and the various incarnations of their designs over the decades. American Design On September 10th Wright presents our second auction devoted to American design classics. Midcentury was a time for progress and design played an important role in shaping the future. Focused on the best designs of the 20th century, the sale captures the optimism of an era with works by George Nelson & Associates, Harry Bertoia, Isamu Noguchi, Eero Saarinen, Milo Baughman, Paul McCobb and many others.