Greige 1st Generation Zenith Vintage Original Eames RAR Rocking Arm Shell Chair
This is a beautiful example of an all original vintage 1st generation Eames greige RAR rocking arm chair for Zenith Plastics with iconic rope edge. The shell is in excellent vintage condition; the gorgeous fibres crisscross the un-spoilt colour creating a spectacular version of the iconic shell chair.
Zenith shells are the most coveted and desirable of the Eames shells. Being the first generation of these iconic pieces, they are the collectors dream, especially when in excellent condition and if they are on original bases. The chair’s versatility and comfort helped ensure its fame and with it being constructed from the, then, revolutionizing fiberglass, it is near indestructible which again aided its growing status.
The shell is in excellent vintage condition with only some age related marks which will more than likely clean out.
The used base is in good vintage condition too – the wood is still good and strong as is the frame.
The checkerboard logo and rope edge means this shell is unmistakably a first generation Zenith.
The pinnacle of the Eames shell chair collector’s dream, this chair ticks all the boxes. Being a 1st generation Zenith shell in excellent condition for its age and sitting on an original RAR base this chair is an excellent investment piece.
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