Deep Red Pair (2) Herman Miller Original Vintage Eames DSS Side Stacking Shell Chair
What a simply fantastic chair! These excellent examples of original Eames red DSS side chairs for Herman Miller are in great vintage condition and look amazing. Sat upon their original DSS bases, these chairs really are a striking statement piece! The deep red has not been marred by time and they are available on their own.
As the shell chair’s popularity grew, Herman Miller introduced new colours, expanding the versatility of the chairs. Red was one of the colours introduced which, through the refined dyeing process, was an excellent finish with its rich deep colour. The highly fibrous finish of the shells indicates they are older versions and they help with the distinctive finish of the shells.
The shells are in great vintage condition. The deep colour is gorgeous though there are natural signs of wear consistent with their age.
The original DSS bases are in good condition too.
The ‘S’ within the circle on the underside of the shells indicates they originate from Herman Miller’s Summit Plastics factory.
The Eames shell chair collection has fast become highly coveted pieces. Of course, as with most vintage pieces, their age, originality and condition can all affect the investment value of them. The shell chairs are also influenced by their colour. Being some great examples of some deep red shells – which is rather hard to find – these chairs should be a reasonable investment piece.
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