Light Grey Herman Miller Vintage Original Eames Upholstered DSX Side Shell Chair
An amazing combination; a vintage Herman Miller and Eames Side Shell with Alexander Girards’ light grey fabric on its original DSX base, perfect. This chair is ready for any occasion with its’ distinctive and hard-wearing fabric finish adding a splash of colour and comfort, whilst the white edging provides a stylish edge to the seat top and all of this combined with the striking silver sheen of the original DSX base!
The Eames shells have barely changed through their long life, retaining their modern feel with flare. Throughout their production, however, the introduction of new bases to maintain the versatility of the chairs along with the coveted upholstered range designed with the help of Alexander Girard were introduced to ensure the chairs retained their modern look. This particular chair, on its original DSX base, creates a solid mixture of both ‘original’ base married to ‘newer’ top – one being designed a little later to the standard fiberglass tops.
This particular top is in very good condition for its age, there are no signs of cracks or dents whilst the fabric upholstery has no lifting or tears.
The original DSX base is in very good condition.
The Herman Miller stamp indicates this is an 80s shell.
Eames Shell Chairs vary from 1 to 5 stars for investment. The reasons depend on so many factors but mainly the condition, the rarity of the colour, the originality of the base, the age and of course the factory of origin are some that can affect the value greatly. An excellent example of a lovely combination such as this represents a good investment prospect.
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