Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 20

Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman with Brown Leather



Beautiful Eames chair and ottoman by Herman Miller from the 1960s. Beautiful rosewood exterior with replaced seat shock mounts ($600 value). Original chair and ottoman pair. Black leather in good condition and all parts intact. Chair swivels and chair and ottoman both have adjustable height feet for use on uneven surfaces.


  • Creator
    Charles and Ray Eames (Designer),Herman Miller (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Width: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Depth: 33 in. (83.82 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Leather tuned up. Show some signs of Normal moderate wear and creasing on arms and seat cushion. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1546223913392

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About the Designer

Charles and Ray Eames

Charles Eames and Ray Eames were the embodiment of the inventiveness, energy and optimism at the heart of mid-century modern American design, and have been recognized as the most influential designers of the 20th century. As furniture designers, filmmakers, artists, textile and graphic designers and even toy and puzzle makers, the Eameses were a visionary and effective force for the notion that design should be an agent of positive change. They are the happy, ever-curious, ever-adventurous faces of modernism. Charles studied architecture and industrial design. Ray (née Beatrice Alexandra Kaiser) was an artist, who studied under the abstract expressionist Hans Hofmann. They met in 1940 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in suburban Detroit (where Charles also met his frequent collaborator Eero Saarinen and the artist and designer Harry Bertoia) and married the next year. His technical skills and her artistic flair were wonderfully complementary. They moved to Los Angeles in 1941, where Charles worked on set design for MGM. In the evenings at their apartment, they experimented with molded plywood using a handmade heat-and-pressurization device they called the “Kazam!” machine. The next year, they won a contract from the U.S. Navy for lightweight plywood leg splints for wounded servicemen — they are coveted collectibles today; more so those that Ray used to make sculptures. The Navy contract allowed Charles to open a professional studio, and the attention-grabbing plywood furniture the firm produced prompted George Nelson, the director of design of the furniture-maker Herman Miller Inc., to enlist Charles and (by association, if not by contract) Ray in 1946. Some of the first Eames items to emerge from Herman Miller are now classics: the LCW, or Lounge Chair Wood, and the DCM, or Dining Chair Metal, supported by tubular steel. The Eameses eagerly embraced new technology and materials, and one of their peculiar talents was to imbue their supremely modern design with references to folk traditions. Their Wire chair group of the 1950s, for example, was inspired by basket weaving techniques. The populist notion of “good design for all” drove their molded fiberglass chair series that same decade, and also produced the organic-form, ever-delightful La Chaise. In 1956 the Eames lounge chair and ottoman appeared — the supremely comfortable plywood-base-and-leather-upholstery creation that will likely live in homes as long as there are people with good taste and sense. Charles Eames once said, “The role of the designer is that of a very good, thoughtful host anticipating the needs of his guests.” For very good collectors and thoughtful interior designers, a piece of design by the Eameses, the closer produced to original conception the better, is almost de rigueur — for its beauty and comfort, and not least as a tribute to the creative legacy and enduring influence of Charles and Ray Eames.
About the Seller
4.8 / 5
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2015
1stDibs seller since 2015
273 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Charles Eames Rosewood Lounge Chair and Ottoman by Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Burbank, CA
Stunning vintage rosewood lounge chair and ottoman 670/671 designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller in the United States, circa 1970s. Both the lounge chair and the ottoma...

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs



Second Series Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman, Herman Miller, Circa 1970
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in London, London
The Eames lounge chair and ottoman are furnishings made of molded plywood and leather, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company. They are officially ...

20th Century Lounge Chairs


Leather, Plywood

Eames Herman Miller Aluminum Swivel Lounge Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in New York, NY
Nice early example of iconic Eames design Aluminum Group lounge chair in dark gray vinyl, circa 1950-1970. This example features the earlier version of the bases, please see images. ...

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs



1970s Eames 670 Lounge Chair and 671 Ottoman Black Leather Herman Miller by ICF
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, ICF Milano 1
Located in Milano, IT
1970s Eames lounge chair and ottoman black leather by ICF / Herman Miller We have found these pieces which have been produced by ICF, an Italian Milanese company licensed by Herma...

Late 20th Century Italian Modern Lounge Chairs



Eames for Herman Miller Aluminum Group Lounge Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in South Bend, IN
A sleek and stylish Mid-Century Modern lounge chair By Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller "Aluminum Group" USA, 2008 (designed in 1958) Aluminum frame, with charcoal gr...

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs



Charles Eames Lounge Chair Aluminum Group Series for Herman Miller 1970s Ottoman
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Dallas, TX
All original Charles Eames Aluminum Group lounge chair and ottoman produced by Herman Miller. This example was manufactured in the 1970s and was owned by an executive who worked for ...

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs



Eames LCM Lounge Chair, Herman Miller, USA, 1950s
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in London, GB
An Eames LCM lounge chair, Herman Miller, USA, 1950s. Ash plywood, chrome-plated steel and original rubber feet caps. With manufacturers label. Wear consistent with age and use. Str...

Vintage 1950s North American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs



Pair of Eames EA 222 Herman Miller Leather Recliner Lounge Armchairs & Ottomans
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely suite of vintage 1996/1997 Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller Ea222 reclining lounge armchairs with matching black leather ottoman...

1990s English Modern Armchairs



The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery