Herman Miller

Red Orange 1950s Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocking Arm

Very good condition

$479.97

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425,00 €

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Product Description

A rather used example of an original, vintage, Herman Miller Orange Eames fiberglass arm shell chair, completed with a used, newer, light ash RAR rocking base. This bold orange armchair looks fantastic paired with the light ash base creating a fantastic addition to any household environment.

The Eames shell series chairs really do not need any introduction. With early prototypes beginning in the late 1940s, production began on the Eames' dream of 'chairs for the masses in 1950 with the arm and then the sides later in 1952/53. The original and vintage fiberglass chairs were so versatile and so modern that they only increase in popularity as the years go by. 

Fiberglass originals always have a base colour and gorgeous 'visible' fibers in the shell itself. Upholstered versions were introduced by Herman Miller a little later on using fabrics and textiles designed by the esteemed designer Alexander Girard.

Individual Characteristics

This orange arm shell does have a visible crack on the shell- we have already accounted for this within the price. Despite the crack, the shell remains in good condition, as well as the rocking base. Further pictures are available upon request. 

The label on the underside of the chair suggests that this was manufactured in the 1950s. 

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