Aquamarine Pair (2) Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames DSW Side Shell Chairs
An exceptionally amazing find. There are, we believe, a contract colour christened ‘Aquamarine’. These original Eames and Herman Miller DSW chairs are stunning. Contract colours were made available if the chair was ordered in a large quantity. These particular versions are an excellent blend of seafoam and blue creating a truly astounding colour which is only more astonishing when seen ‘in the flesh’.
The availability of contract colours allowed customers to personalize their chairs to cater for whatever space they wanted to use them in. The ability to do this extended the diversity of these chairs, truly making them relevant and stylish no matter the environment.
In respects of their colour, these chairs are a rare version of the iconic shell chair. Their condition is exemplary and they have been well looked after.
The used DSW bases are in a good used condition.
The ‘H’ stamp on the underside of the shells indicates they are contract shells.
The Eames shell chair collection is a much coveted piece of their work. As with most vintage pieces, their investment value is determined by age, condition and rarity; in this case colour. With Eames chairs this is also boosted by their originality. These chairs, being a contract colour, are a rare side shell which are in excellent condition for their age. They should prove to be very reasonable investment pieces.
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