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Crave Worthy: Eames Plywood Elephant

These limited-edition Eames plywood elephants ($1900) from Hive Modern are precious in every single definition of that word. Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1945, they're constructed from molded maple plywood. And if you have the cash for more than one of these pachyderms, beware: customers are limited to only purchasing two.

While this plywood elephant was designed as a toy for children, I can't imagine spending this much money on myself—let alone a kid. I remember how careless I was with my furniture and toys as a child. It was meant for jumping on and scrambling across, not for meditatively appreciating. Could you imagine spending this much money on something that was essentially child's play?

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veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
what the hell for? waste major!
Annika2494003 Annika2494003 9 years
so cute! I love them! they look so friendly!
mbrown81 mbrown81 9 years
I like the look of them. I would however like them even better if they were made from a recycled material instead of hardwood, and a lot cheaper.
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 9 years
They are cute but no, I could not imagine spending that much money.
emalove emalove 9 years
Sooo cute!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
uhmmmmmmmm that picture looks weird. what are the plywood elephants doing hanging out in the a field?
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Babar! Omg I SO watched that all the time at lunch when I would come home and eat Tomato Soup :) I like those though! I think they're cute :P
CoconutPie CoconutPie 9 years
They remind me of " Babar ".
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