Walnut Herman Miller Original Eames LCW Moulded Plywood Lounge Chair
A chair the Eames’s became famous for. This original example of Herman Miller’s ‘Lounge Chair Wooden’ is sumptuous with its walnut finish. One of the earliest dreams the Eames’s had was to design and build a chair out of 1 piece of moulded wood. Due to the nature of wood, this proved difficult, however, their hard work resulted in arguably one of the most comfortable lounge chairs around constructed from wood.
Made available in a Dining Chair format too, these chairs saw much success. So much so the Eames’s produced the chairs with a trivalent metal frame too, known as DCMs, or Dining Chair Metal, and LCM, Lounge Chair Metal which utilized the moulded wooden seat and back rests. The back and seat rests are fixed to the frames through the innovative rubber shock mounts which are fixed to them with glue set by radiowaves.
This particular version is a newer variant introduced by Herman Miller adding to the range available and is finished in a gorgeous dark walnut finish creating a real statement piece for any home.
As a newer version of this iconic chair it has some signs of its use, but generally it is in a good used condition.
The walnut finish is superb, as you would expect for a Herman Miller product.
The black label on the underside indicates this is a newer version of the LCW chair by Herman Miller
The Eames Plywood range are much coveted pieces. Original Evan’s produced chairs, the original producer of these chairs, can ask a very high price. As is the case with these types of products, investment value is determined by many various factors; age, condition, factory of origin and even the colour can all help determine the pieces’ value. This being a newer example means its investment value is lower than a vintage chair, but over time, this gorgeous example should gain some steady interest.
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