For decades, the carved figure of a black wooden bird has occupied a central place in the Eames House, as an especially prized artefact among the possessions of Charles and Ray Eames.

Body
Solid alder, black lacquer finish
Depth
20.7cm
Height
27.6cm
Legs
Black steel wire
Overall depth
27.8cm
Width
8.5cm

They frequently used the House Bird as a decorative object in photo shoots.


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