Red Herman Miller Original Eames LCW Wooden Lounge Chair

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Product Description

A modern take to a vintage classic. This beautiful Eames LCW Lounge Chair Wooden has been finished in its original Herman Miller factory red. This eye-catching colour gives a vibrant finish to this classic piece whilst simultaneously retains the wood grain these chairs are famed for.

The moulded plywood chair was the Eames’s true dream. The version they created, whilst absolutely stunning and much loved, was not their initial aim. Instead they dreamed of constructing a chair whose shell was made from 1 piece of moulded wood. After years of designing, the LCW chair appeared in 1947/48. A revolutionary chair, it did not gain massive interest straight away, but once displayed in New York the chair became highly sought-after.

The success of the chair encouraged the DCW variant to be born, the Dining Chair Wooden, and also the LCM and DCM, or Lounge Chair Metal frame and Dining Chair Metal frame.

Individual Characteristics

As a used more modern version of this iconic chair, the chair has natural signs of wear and some light indentations in the seat top, but is in a generally good used condition.

The unique red finish is in great condition.

The Herman Miller Logo screwed to the underside of the chair indicates it is a newer variant of this iconic chair.

Investment Value

The Eames plywood chairs have been highly coveted for many years, with original Evan’s produced chairs commanding a high asking price. Being newer, this chair is a reasonable investment which should see steady interest over time.

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