Grey Herman Miller Vintage Original Eames RAR Arm Shell Chair
What could be better than an authentic Grey Eames Arm Shell? A beautiful all original Herman Miller RAR with its distinctive red Venice label on it! The grey finish is a very popular choice and its highly ‘fibrous’ look is complimented by the dark wood of its original rocking base.
With early designs beginning back in the 1940s, Charles and Ray’s fiberglass series really have accomplished their dream of designing a chair not only for the masses but that can be used for a wide variety of environments. The earlier chairs are defined by their highly ‘fibrous’, natural finish with later versions displaying a bolder finish to the colour.
A much sought-after colour for these shells, this shell is in good condition for its age. There are some marks on the shell, expected with its age, but overall it is a great example of a vintage classic.
The base displays signs of use, typical with its age, but with some cleaning, it will be sparkling again.
The distinct red Venice label confirms this is an early Herman Miller shell produced in the Venice factory – which became the Eames studio.
Eames Shells are always a coveted piece, but their investment value is determined by many disciplines. The older the shell, for example, will add to its investment value along with the rarity of the colour, the age of the base and the origin of production. This particular example being an all original Venice chair should prove to be a respectable investment piece.
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