Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 403

Early Eero Saarinen "Womb" Chair

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Eero Saarinen; Knoll
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent
Country of origin; materials: USA; enameled steel, upholstery
Dimensions (H, W, D): 31.5"h, 39"w, 33"d; 14" seat height
Additional Information: Chair is upholstered in Jack Lenor Larsen fabric.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

Live previews begin May 3rd, Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm ET. Please direct any questions and/or consignment inquiries to


good, wear and loss to enamel on frame, upholstery in good condition with some staining, wear consistent with age and moderate use