Modern Design /31 March 2011
Charles and Ray Eames
molded fiberglass, enameled steel, rubber
25¾ w x 23¾ d x 31¾ h in (63 x 58 x 79 cm)
This early DAX features a cross brace that was later viewed as redundant and therefore not incorporated in the final production version.
literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, Neuhart, Neuhart and Eames, ppg. 138-139 The Herman Miller Collection, manufacturer's catalog, 1952, ppg. 94-95