Orange Vinyl Herman Miller Vintage Eames Upholstered RAR Arm Shell Chair
An original Orange vinyl Herman Miller Eames arm shell chair on its updated original dark wood RAR rocking base is the perfect addition to any home environment. The chair is a very nice finish with the bright orange by esteemed designer Alexander Girard compliment the stark white of the shell.
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 in generally good condition. There is a small burn mark to the seat top but overall the finish is great. The price does reflect this.
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. With this being a great colour and finish for this chair it should have been a good investment piece, but with the slight burn mark it will prove to be a great chair to enjoy and use daily.
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