Red Light Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames DSW Side Shell Chair
This is a used, original, Red Herman Miller Eames DSW dining chair, with a newer, used walnut DSW dowel base. The shell is of a lighter red than the one pictured- it is less intense for those looking for more subtle colour. Nevertheless, it will certainly brighten up your dining room, and equally looks fantastic with a mixture of other fibreglass colours!
The Eames shell series chairs really do not need any introduction. With early prototypes beginning in the late 1940's, 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.
Herman Miller faithfully reintroduced the fiberglass version of the iconic Eames shell chair to re-capture the original style the vintage variants display. The wonderfully textured fibers help define the colour whilst giving the shells a sense of depth in their design.
The red shell is vibrant in colour, with very nice fibrous details, with no major scratches or marks, there are signs of some slight fading and age-related marks. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ACTUAL CHAIR IS SLIGHTLY LIGHTER AND MORE FADED THAN THE ONE PICTURED- Further images are available upon request.
Eames Shell Chairs vary from 1 to 5 stars for investment. The reasons depend on so many factors but mainly the condition, the rarity of the color, the originality of the base, the age and of course the maker are those that determine. Red is a very desirable colour, a staple dining chair that will be worth the investment.