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$ 6,500

1950s Elephant Hide Eames RAR Rope Edge Rocking Chair, updated by Jim Oliveira

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Origin United States, Michigan
Period 1950-1979
Materials fiberglass shell, steel, wood
W. 25 in; H. 27 in; D. 27.25 in;
W. 63.5 cm; H. 68.58 cm; D. 69.22 cm;
Seat H. 16 in;
Seat H. 40.64 cm;
Condition Good. Updated by Jim Oliveira, newer wood base
Creation Date late 1950s
Description New York Artist Jim Oliveira is known for his large acrylic medium paintings and objects using a unique technique of ink and raw pigment into a gloss medium that is often poured onto the canvas. For this piece he used a rather rare early RAR rocker by Charles & Rae Eames in the Elephant Hide gray fiberglass shell (polyester reinforced with glass fiber) with original steel base and newer wood rocker. Herman Miller, USA 1950s. This patchwork artwork was completed in 2006 and is one of a kind.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 357437
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