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Eames Time Life Chair in Tan Leather for Herman Miller, 1980s USA

About the Item

Classic Eames Time Life chair for Herman Miller in tan leather with a polished aluminum frame and legs. Originally designed in 1960 by Charles and Ray Eames for use in the lobby of the Time Life building in New York. Recently cleaned and leather washed to add color/vibrance to the chair. New chrome ball casters added. Chair swivels. Does not recline. Chair is not height adjustable. Offered with original Herman Miller foot caps if casters are not desired. In 1972, the Time-life chair made the news when notoriously fussy chess genius Bobby Fischer included this chair among his many demands for his legendary 1972 world championship match with Russian master Boris Spassky. When Spassky got a look at the chair, he demanded one for himself, and a second chair had to be shipped pronto to Iceland, where the match was being held. Located in our Los Angeles gallery.
  • Creator:
    Charles and Ray Eames (Designer),Herman Miller (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 33 in (83.82 cm)Width: 26.5 in (67.31 cm)Depth: 26.5 in (67.31 cm)Seat Height: 18.25 in (46.36 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1980-1989
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1980s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1853339208172
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