La Chaise - FORSYTH


Charles and Ray Eames designed this lounge chair for The Museum of Modern Art’s 1948 “International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.” Its name references both its function as well as Gaston Lachaise’s Floating Figure sculpture, whose shape the Eameses thought would fit the chair perfectly.

Comprised of two bonded fiberglass shells, a chromed base, and natural oak feet, the chair exhibits a captivating elegance and allows for a wide range of sitting and reclining positions.

The La Chaise was never sold during Charles and Ray’s lifetime, as it proved too costly to produce. It wasn’t until 1996 that long-time Eames partner, Vitra International, began manufacturing and distributing La Chaise in response to public interest and demand. Today, the chair serves as a long-established icon of organic design. It is available exclusively from Vitra.

We collected this La Chaise at auction. Partial decal manufacturer's label to underside 'Vitra 17 Okt 2002'. 



Vitra, Germany




58 W x 35 D x 34 H x 19 SH in


Lacquered Fiberglass, Oak, Chrome-plated Steel



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La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH
La Chaise - FORSYTH