Winning Bid: $9,375
Charles + Ray Eames, ESU 400 Storage Unit:
CHARLES + RAY EAMES
ESU 400 storage unit, 1950 / ca. 1952
Birch, birch plywood, lacquered masonite, chrome-plated steel, enameled steel. Manufactured by Herman Miller, USA.
58″ H x 47″ W x 16″
Provenance: Acquired from Herman Miller circa 1952, Chicago, IL; Thence by descent
Good vintage condition. Light-moderate wear throughout. Masonite panels with scratches, scuffing, drip marks and discoloration throughout. One back panel with a chip to the edge which is not visible from the front. Another back panel with a 3″ line-shaped break, which is stable and also not visible from the front. Chrome-plated steel elements with moderate oxidation, some heavy. Wooden elements with finish unevenness, scratches and scuffing. The top of the cabinet with some lifting to the front edge where the central vertical element attaches. Pulls may be later.