Charles Ormond Eames, Jr (1907–1978) and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" (née Kaiser) Eames (1912–1988) were American designers, who worked in and made major contributions to modern architecture and furniture. They also worked in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film.Charles and Ray Eames augmented the interior “collage” of the Eames House with numerous objects brought back from their extensive travels. The figure of a black wooden bird - evidently one of their most prized objects of American folk art - has stood in the centre of their living room for over fifty years. This bird figure from the Appalachian mountain region of the eastern United States has been seen as an accessory in many of the Eames’ photographs. Based on the original artefact in cooperation with the Eames Family, the house bird will be a special piece for many years to come.
|Eames House Bird by Charles and Ray Eames||11" H x 3.5" W x 10.75" D||Unavailable|
|Product Category:||Statues & Figurines|
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Vitra Eames House Bird by Charles and Ray Eames
Great item for a modern house.
James from Boston, MA– Verified Buyer
I love this bird. Only thing is, it's a bit easy to topple and when it does, it ends up with chipped paint, or worse, a broken beak! I've done it twice to both of my birds!!
Love it! Iconic Eames piece at its finest.
Kevin from Jamaica Plain, MA– Verified Buyer
I love my housebird & it gets many compliments too. Classic. Iconic. Love it!
Madelyn from Corpus Christi, TX– Verified Buyer
Our service was prompt and the item was exactly as we expected. Excellent quality - as always. We are a return customer!
An added touch
Mauro from Courtice, ON– Verified Buyer– Top 500 Reviewer
I had heard about Eames designs, yet nothing can compare to actually seeing one of their products for the first time. This bird is a design beauty. Its simplicity and line speak volumes in any setting.
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Carole Berger from Berkeley, Ca
I love the shiny, smooth finish and large size. Its next to a window in my staircase, looking like it just landed and decided to stay for a while.
Sandy from Vancouver
We put this in our bookshelf with other books, looks absolutely stunning! People comment on it all the time, we love this Vitra piece.
love ths bird
d.e. from midwest– Verified Buyer
I am very happy with my purchase of the Eames house bird. Great design, it makes me happy! Larger than I was expecting, even knowing the measurements. Love it! I would now like to have a flock!
mark from santa cruz, CA– Verified Buyer
A highly priced but beautiful piece of art. The feet are nails with the points down. I had to buy some rubber caps to protect my furniture.
Kim from Phoenix, AZ– Verified Buyer
I love the Eames House Bird! Thanks for such a wonderful selection of products....design and beauty!
Anonymous from Florida– Verified Buyer
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