Sold as a group of 10. We have 20 chairs available. Contact us if you need a custom quantity.
Eames stackable fiberglass shell chairs with original brown naugahyde pads. The famous Charles and Ray Eames fiberglass shell chairs are outfitted with their original brown seat pads (cushions). We’ve never found a group of naugahyde Eames chairs in such outstanding condition! That is not to say that they are perfect, but you will be hard pressed to find flaws. The seams are all intact and no rips or holes. The black fiberglass shells are perfectly sound as well. This lot is being sold as a group of ten. That is one money for ten chairs. However, we have twenty chairs in total. Contact us if you want a custom quantity. Each chair bears the Herman Miller insignia, embossed in the fiberglass beneath the seat. The chairs feature the “DSS” base which allows the chairs to conveniently stack. This Eames stacking chair has a base that interlocks to form neat rows and allows you to stack your molded fiberglass chairs for quick storage. Durable and multi-function, it’s no wonder why this design has withstood the test of time.
About Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames’ designs were a colorful, ergonomic, and even cozy approach to modern furniture. They pioneered the use of new materials—molded plywood and fiberglass chairs, desks and storage units set on wire frames—challenging old ideas about what furniture should be made of. They met in 1940 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art where Charles intended to study industrial design and Ray was an aspiring abstract painter. They collaborated with Eero Saarinen on a molded plywood chair for MoMA’s Organic Furniture Competition. During World War II, the Eameses were commissioned by the Navy to develop splints and stretchers using their molded plywood technique.
After the war, they established the Eames Office in Venice, California, and their prototypes became a product in 1946 when Herman Miller introduced the Eames molded plywood chair. With innovative touches like rubber shock absorbers, it seemed to anticipate its user’s comfort. In 1956, they introduced the Lounge Chair and Ottoman. Their riff on a leather club chair, Charles and Ray Eames’ lounge chair remains a beloved piece of 20th-century furniture.