pre-production DCWs, pair
walnut plywood, rubber, steel
19½ w × 22 d × 29 h in (50 × 56 × 74 cm)
Unlike production models, these examples have circular and ovoid metal washers between the shock mounts at the backrest and underneath the seat.
Signed with red manufacturer's paper label to underside of each example: [Evans Evans].
provenance: Neuman Trust Collection
literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, Neuhart, Neuhart and Eames, ppg. 58-59