|The fiberglass chairs were intentionally designed in 1948 by Charles and Ray Eames for the "International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design". This competition, sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art, was motivated by the urgent need in the post-war period for low-cost housing and furnishing designs adaptable to small housing units.|
This offered chair is from the Herman Miller/Cincinnatti production in the 1960ties (see embosses marking on underside of the fiberglass shell).
This more then 50 years old chair is in its exact original condition since its production in the 1960ties. It does contain the original Herman Miller patents label and the embossed producer marking. The chair is whit its all original rocking base. All parts are original and no breaks, rewelding or repairs had been done.
The beautiful, homogenous and very rare ivory colour fiberglass shell is in a extraordinary nice vintage condition. It is nearly perfect and still contains its nice gloss and is free from any breaks or structural damages. A minor, very minimal patina tells about the many years of this chairs life. There are no chips or mentionable imperfections on that shell. Please refer to the pictures provided.
This is an extraordinary example of American design history in an amazingly beautiful and all original condition.
More pictures are available upon request.
The chair can be picked-up in Zurich/Switzerland or shipped, whatever you wish.
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Vintage items do have a long history due to their age and do tell interesting stories by their beautiful patina and signs of wear of their previous owners. Patina is an essential part and reason for the individuality of each single vintage object.
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