Parchment Zenith Original Eames DSW Side Shell Chair
A much-coveted original Zenith parchment Eames fiberglass side shell chair is always popular since they work effortlessly with any interior décor.
One of the original colour choices for the shells, parchment is perhaps slightly more common than the elephant grey and seafoam colours, but this does not inhibit its popularity.
The side variant of the iconic shell chairs was the second version to be produced and was done so in 1952/53. The arm shell was the first one to be produced in 1950 from the combined force of Zenith Plastics and Herman Miller.
This particular shell has aged; there are some marks on the seat top and a lighter section at the back of the seat part. It could definitely need a good clean but it is otherwise is a rather novel example of this classic piece.
As seen in the images, the shell is an extremely fibrous and therefore is a great addition to a dining room if you would like a conversation starter.
The shell sits on a newer replacement Herman Miller Oak base which is in good used condition.
The Eames shells range in their investment value depending upon many factors. The condition, age, colour and even origin of the shell can affect the price of each shell. As this is one of the original colours its investment value is more reasonable than some shells and it should see a steady increase over time.
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