Four Eames 'DSX' Dining Chairs for Herman Miller

Charles and Ray Eames were on to a winner with this sleek, multi-purpose chair.

Maker
Herman Miller | USA
Date
1950s


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Description

Charles and Ray Eames were one of the pivotal forces in modern design during the post war era. With a grand sense of adventure, they channeled their curiosity and boundless enthusiasm into creations that quickly established them as one of the truly great American husband-and-wife design teams. Their work is now highly coveted and held in leading museums throughout the world.

From it's release in the 1950s, the Eames fiberglass chairs quickly set the standard for home and institutional seating. The DSX chair's great comfort, playful colours and lightness of form made it an obvious choice for aspiring contemporary homes throughout the world. It has cemented this design as one of the most iconic chairs of the 20th century.

The initials of the DSX stand for Dining (height) Side (chair) X-Base (base).

NB: 2 of the pictured chairs have sold separately. Price is for 4 chairs.

Condition

Materials: Beautiful made with a fibreglass base and steel frame

Fibreglass: Structurally sound, in vintage condition with some notable signs of wear consistent with use. One chair has some wear to the top edge which has been restored

Steel Finish: Original steel legs in good original condition

Makers Label: Early Herman Miller logo and patent details label can be found on the underside of the chairs

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