Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978). <em>Rocker</em>, ca. 1950. Fiberglass, wood, metal, rubber, 26 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 27 1/8 in. (67.3 x 62.9 x 68.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Alvin E. Friedman-Kien, 2002.107.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2002.107.4_bw.jpg)


Artist:Charles EamesRay Eames (Bernice Alexandra Kaiser)Herman Miller, Inc.

Medium: Fiberglass, wood, metal, rubber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1950

Dimensions: 26 1/2 x 24 3/4 x 27 1/8 in. (67.3 x 62.9 x 68.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 2002.107.4

Image: 2002.107.4_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark gray fiberglass molded into deep bucket seat with integral sides, arms, and back; all edges curved back, wider edges form armrests; top of seat back rounded. Seat raised on four canted, tubular metal legs; seat joined to legs with screws and rubber mounts. Legs criss-crossed by thinner tubular metal bent around all four legs. Legs attached with screws to two curved wooden runners forming the rockers. CONDITION: Good; a few deep scratches in fiberglass seat; wooden rockers are worn on underside and have allover scuffs and black marks.

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