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Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman

Auction:
2969B
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2969B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 15, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Eero Saarinen Womb Chair and Ottoman
Upholstery, steel, fiberglass shell
Manufactured by Knoll, United States, design date 1948, c. 1950,
Black upholstery, reupholstered in 1965 by the Fouremen Upholstery Co., New York, paper label, raised on cylindrical black steel legs, ht. 35 1/2, 16, wd. 40, 25 1/2, dp. 34, 20 in.
Estimate $600-800

Some pilling,one foot cap missing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Fouremen Upholstery Co., United States, Chairs, Design, Eero, Eero Saarinen, Furniture, Industrial design, Knoll, Upholstery

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