Modern Design /31 March 2011


Charles and Ray Eames

pre-production DAX

Herman Miller
USA, 1950
molded fiberglass, enameled steel, rubber
25 w x 23 d x 31 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

estimate: $3,000–4,000
result: $2,500