Ultra RARE! 1st generation Eames DAX fiberglass shell chair.
100% original in "Greige" with roped edge, 'X' base and original " domes of Silence" feet.
Distinct fiberglass texturing and original large shock mounts.
Stamped in fiberglass on underside "NOT FOR RESALE" as this was a floor model for the the Herman Miller showroom in LA in 1950.
Rare very early Eames piece all original in great vintage condition with no cracks. Legs show most wear with rust and rust ring on seat (see photos) overall excellent
Amazing piece of history.
Throughout the 1950s and into the early 1960s, the Eames Office designed and installed the interiors and furniture groupings for Herman Miller’s Los Angeles showroom (the building was also an Eames design.
The Eameses reorganized the interior spaces of the showroom for each opening—which usually coincided with the introduction of a new item or line of furniture—and incorporated other furniture and fabrics from the Nelson and Girard design offices.
Charles and Ray designed much of the new furniture introduced in this period, including the Eames Plastic Armchairs and Side Chairs, and a variation of the Eames Folding Table.
Charles and Ray Eames
OF THE PERIOD
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Seat Height: 17.875”
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