Charles and Ray Eames developed a toy elephant made of plywood in 1945; however, this piece never went into production. One prototype was shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1946 and still survives in the Eames family archives today.
After a limited edition in 2007, Vitra has now launched serial production of the Eames Elephant in plywood for the very first time.
Eames Elephant, Quick Ship Options
Material: Plywood, American Cherry Veneer
Dimensions: 410mm Wide x 785mm Deep x 415mm High
Available in a standard lead time of 6 - 8 weeks unless otherwise stated
UK Mainland delivery charges as follows: FREE DELIVERY
Designer: Charles & Ray Eames (1945)
Charles Eames, born 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri, studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and opened his own office together with Charles M. Gray in 1930. In 1935 he founded another architectural firm with Robert T. Walsh.
After receiving a fellowship in 1938 from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, he moved to Michigan... Read more