Orange Vinyl Pair (2) Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames Upholstered DSW Side Shell Chairs
A pair of vintage Herman Miller produced, Eames white side shells are emboldened by their Alexander Girard designed orange upholstery and light DSW bases. The vinyl finish is easy to clean whilst looking stunning with its deep orange complimenting the white of the shells.
The Eames shells require little introduction with prototypes beginning in the late 1940s, production began in 1950. Arm shells were the first to be produced and the side shells were introduced in 1952/1953.
Alexander Girard was commissioned to help design a wide variety of upholstery finishes for both the side and arm shells, providing an alternative to the standard fiberglass shells and expanding the buying options for these chairs.
The side shells are in very good condition for their age; the vinyl upholstery is in fantastic vintage condition with no lifts or tears whilst the shells display no cracks or dents.
The ‘S’ stamp signifies the shells originate from Herman Miller’s Summit Plastics factory.
The Eames shells are a great investment piece, but many factors affect how valuable they are. The origin of the shell, its age and even the colour can have an effect on its value. The condition of the upholstery and shell on these particular chairs aid with their investment value.
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