Herman miller Eames Surfboard Coffee table Mid century

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 18, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
We are proud to be able to bring to you this Icon of mid century modern furniture by Herman Miller, designed by Charles and Ray Eames. This piece is the perfect center piece for any living rood set and is ow enough for seating (most likely the little ones) This table has very long and low lines and has minimal impact visually when used, note this is not suited for smaller rooms as it is 89" Long. Charles and Ray Eames considered many shapes for this large table introduced in 1951, but their final choice was elliptical. It reminds some of a surfboard, and its long shape fits perfectly in front of a wide couch.With its long, low profile, the Eames elliptical table sits dramatically in front of a long sofa or in the middle of a chair grouping. It sets a striking stage for displaying mid-century fat lava vases, fresh flowers, magazines, or a special book in a living room, waiting room, reception area, or executive lounge. Finished in either black or white laminate, the table makes a strong and beautiful statement wver it is.The elliptical table's 89 inches of surface length provide an expansive arc that lets you spread out or display items--a lot or a few. The tabletop consists of a seven-ply Baltic birch core sandwiched between high-pressure white laminate. The edge is beveled on a 20-degree angle to give the top added emphasis. The ... read more