Modern Design /07 October 2008


Charles and Ray Eames

Herman Miller
USA, 1950
fiberglass shell with rope edge, zinc-plated steel, birch, rubber
25 w × 27 d × 27 h in (63 × 69 × 69 cm)

This is a first edition example featuring front struts that connect to the rear legs.

Signed with decal manufacturer's label to underside: [Herman Miller Furniture Company Zeeland Michigan Designed By Charles Eames The Shell Is Moulded By Zenith Plastics Co. Gardena California].

literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames, Neuhart, Neuhart and Eames, ppg. 138, 141 The Herman Miller Collection, manufacturer's catalog, 1952, pg. 94

estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $3,600

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