Orange Herman Miller Vintage Eames Upholstered RAR Arm Shell Chair
An original Orange vinyl Herman Miller Eames arm shell chair on used light wood RAR rocking base is the perfect addition to any home environment. The combination the arm shell sports is a design piece from the esteemed Alexander Girard, a great friend to Charles Eames and who worked for Herman Miller as their textile design director.
The number of upholstered variants available was numerous. Factoring in the colour of the shell and the range of fabrics used, the range of colourful options for these iconic chairs really helped bolster the versatile nature of the chairs. Herman Miller would also, upon request, use fabric choices provided to them to upholster these iconic chairs.
The shell on this beautiful chair is in great vintage condition with no chips, cracks or dents. The bright orange vinyl is also in good condition with no lifts or tears.
The embossed logo on the underside of the shell indicates this shell originates from Herman Miller’s Cincinnati factory.
The Eames shell chairs are highly sought-after. Whilst relatively common as a chair, the range of colours and finishes of the shells means each one has become its own unique version of these iconic pieces. Of course, factors such as age, condition, colour and even factory of origin help with the investment value aspect of these shells, but a good condition vintage shell is always a reasonable investment. This version being a great condition orange vinyl arm shell should easily see steady interest, especially if kept in good condition.