Bright Red Pair (2) Herman Miller Original Eames Upholstered DSR Black Side Shell

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Product Description

An amazing combination of Alexander Girard designed Red upholstery adorns these original Herman Miller, Eames, black Side shells creating fantastic chair tops. Available on their own or as a pair; placed on their second-hand black DSR Eiffel bases, these striking chairs will look perfect in any living, dining or office environment, exemplifying the versatility of these iconic chairs.

The upholstered shell chair was introduced as a later addition to the standard fiberglass shells and utilized the design expertise of Alexander Girard, who managed the design department of Herman Miller’s company. His expertise led to many variations of upholstered shells being produced, from the use of different colour shells to the fabrics and combinations he used. For these particular examples, the ever classic combination of black and red has been expertly used to create another variant of the iconic chairs.   

Individual Characteristics

Overall, the shells and the fabric finish are in very good condition, they will benefit from a clean, but their condition is excellent with no signs of cracks, chips or tears.

The ‘S’ within the circle indicates the shells originate from Herman Millers’ Summit Prime Factory.

Investment Details

These particular Eames Shells are in great condition and with their striking combination they should steadily see interest increase. Eames shells have so many variable factors affecting their viable investment value that over time new aspects may be considered which helps accelerate the investment value of these shells. Understandably, the main factors such as age, condition and even the colour of the shell, will always be the first aspects, but over time, all the shells should gain interest due to their being such iconic pieces.