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Early Eames for Herman Miller Rocker
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Stockton, NJ
Early Eames for Herman Miller rocker with a rare coral colored fiberglass seat. Excellent vintage condition.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Metal

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H 26.5 in. W 24.75 in. D 27 in.
Charles Eames for Herman Miller Dining Table
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Pasadena, TX
36" Eames for Herman Miller dining table Laminated top with contract aluminum 4 star base. Great for dining or conference room settings. Signed Eames. 29" height.        
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Late 20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Aluminum

Early Charles Eames for Herman Miller Red Aniline DCM
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in St. Louis, MO
Early Charles Eames for Herman Miller red Aniline stained DCM with early glides, no label. Shock mounts are still solid, there is wear and loss to finish, see photos.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Plywood

Eames for Herman Miller Dax Shell Arm Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Chicago, IL
Eames for Herman Miller DAX fiberglass chair in butter yellow. 1970’s. Herman Miller stamp on bottom of shell. Condition: Overall good to very good vintage condition. Some scuf...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Aluminum

Charles Eames for Herman Miller Zebrawood DCM Chairs, Rare
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in St. Louis, MO
Charles Eames for Herman Miller Zebrawood DCM chairs, rare set. Zebrawood was used from 1954-1959. Very nice original condition, minor scuffs to seat. Labels.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Chrome

Early LCM Red Aniline Dyed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Middlesex, NJ
Early LCM red aniline dyed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Eames for Herman Miller Yellow Shell Chairs
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs in yellow, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming shells are in original condition, each with a distinct thready ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fiberglass

Vintage Aluminum Group Ottoman / Stool by Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Aluminum Group Ottoman / Stool by Eames for Herman Miller. Stamped Herman Miller.
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Vintage 1960s American Stools

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Aluminum

Vintage Aluminum Group Ottoman / Stool by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Aluminum Group Ottoman / Stool by Eames for Herman Miller. Stamped Herman Miller.
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Vintage 1960s American Stools

Materials

Aluminum

One Eames For Herman Miller Executive Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Pasadena, TX
One mid century modern executive chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The high back model from the Aluminum Group Series. Brown leather upholstery with alumin...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Aluminum

Charles Eames for Herman Miller DSX Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Ray Eames, Charles and Ray Eames, Charles Eames
Located in Garnerville, NY
Charles Eames for Herman Miller fiberglass DSX shell chair. Circa 1970. Retains all it's plastic glides. Shock mounts are in good condition with no visible drying or cracking. Struct...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal, Steel

Eames for Herman Miller Dax Fiberglass Shell Dining Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Wichita, KS
Early model Eames for Herman Miller fiberglass dax shell dining chair in orange. it is stamped Herman Miller and has the zenith Prime circle logo stamp as well.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Set of Three Vintage Swiveling Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 3 Vintage Swiveling chairs by Eames for Herman Miller. One black, one gray and one dark yellow.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Steel

Set of Three Vintage Swiveling Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 3 Vintage Swiveling Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller. One black, one gray and one dark yellow.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

Materials

Steel

Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller Classic 'DCM' Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, chair, plywood, United States, design 1946. Classic DCM (Dining Chair Metal) by Charles and Ray Eames with birch plywood seat and back. The ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Metal

Early Charles Eames for Herman Miller DCM Chairs, Newly Restored
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in South Bend, IN
A rare and outstanding iconic set of six early "DCM" chairs By Charles Eames for Herman Miller USA, 1950s Bent walnut plywood seats and backs, with metal frame. Measures:...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Eames for Herman Miller Terracotta Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s Eames terracotta fiberglass shell chairs with original H bases, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The scarce terracotta shell has its original finis...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Eames for Herman Miller Lemon Yellow Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs on Maple Dowel Base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. These distinctly thready 1960s shells have a brilliant canary...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Eames for Herman Miller Navy Blue Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs in navy blue, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming shells are in original condition, each with a distinct threa...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Fiberglass

Classic Vintage Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller DCM Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Classic vintage Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller DCM chair.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Corner Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Eames for Herman Miller Crimson Red Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s red fiberglass shell side chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The scarce candy red colored shell has its original finish with distinct thread te...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Classic Vintage Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller DCM chair
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Classic Vintage Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller DCM chair.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Corner Chairs

Materials

Chrome

Early Eames for Herman Miller CTM Coffee Table, Newly Refinished
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in South Bend, IN
An iconic Mid-Century Modern CTM coffee table Designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller USA, 1950s Ebonized ash top, with steel legs. Measures: 34"W x 34"D x 16...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Steel

Eames for Herman Miller Ochre Yellow Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs on Maple Dowel Base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. These distinctly thready vintage shells have a muted mustard ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Eames for Herman Miller Parchment DSS Shell Chairs
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass parchment white shell chairs on stacking base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming shells are in original condition, each w...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Fiberglass

Eames for Herman Miller Second Generation Greige Eames Armshell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Second Generation Eames Armshell chair in warm greige on early black steel X-base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. These thicker, 1950s molded fiberglass arm she...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Fiberglass

Early Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller DCM Chair in Oak, 1953
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Early Charles Eames for Herman Miller Company molded plywood dining chair in oak with wonderful patina. The oak version is very rare, only one year in production.      
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Steel

Eames for Herman Miller DAR Fiberglass Armchair in Yellow
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass armchair on black Eiffel base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. In a gorgeous butterscotch yellow colorway, with distinct thread ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Fiberglass

Single Fiberglass Encasted Fabric Mesh Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Single fiberglass encasted fabric mesh chair by Eames for Herman Miller. Great for a desk or a side chair.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century Walnut DCW Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Eames For Herman Miller mid century walnut DCW chair The chair measures: 19.25 wide x 21.5 deep x 28.75 high, with a seat height/chair clearance of 18 inches All pieces of furn...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Walnut

Pair Charles Eames for Herman Miller Aluminum Group Office Chair Black Leather
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A classic pair of Aluminum Group office chairs designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. They feature cast aluminum frames with black leather seats. Fully adjustable task chairs o...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Set of Four Eames for Herman Miller Swivel Shell Chairs
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dazzling mid-century set of four padded swivel chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The fiberglass shells are upholstered in a rare geometric black and white print with...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Steel

Eames for Herman Miller ESU 420 Modular Storage Unit, ca. 2005
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Eames for Herman Miller ESU 420 Modular Storage Unit, ca. 2005. 4x2 model in natural with black, white and grey panels. Very good 9/10 original condition with adjustable feet and flo...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Steel

16 DCM Chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
DCM chair (Dining metal chair) by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Designed in 1946, this molded plywood + chromed steel chair is a classic design. Sometimes referred to as ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Metal

Eames for Herman Miller High Back Aluminum Group Chairs
By Charles Eames, Herman Miller
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
An icon of Mid-Century Modern design that continues to be produced today. Manual height and tilt. 50th anniversary addition premium black leather that is thicker and softer than othe...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Charles Eames for Herman Miller Walnut & Chrome Credenza
By Herman Miller
Located in Toledo, OH
Mid Century Modern Charles Eames for Herman Miller walnut credenza. Chrome square tubular frame and legs. Two doors and four drawers. Drawers have hidden inside key locks. File cabin...
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Mid-20th Century North American Modern Credenzas

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Walnut

Eames for Herman Miller Ultramarine Blue Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs in Ultramarine Blue, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming shells are in original condition, each with a distinc...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Single Fiberglass Encasted Fabric Mesh Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Single fiberglass encasted fabric mesh chair by Eames for Herman Miller. Great for a desk or a side chair.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Single Fiberglass Encasted Fabric Mesh Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Single fiberglass encasted fabric mesh chair by Eames for Herman Miller. Great for a desk or a side chair.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller Early Birch LCW Chair
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original LCW lounge chair in birch, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Molded plywood with a low-slung profile. Legs and seat edges are very clean with no major chi...
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Vintage 1940s American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Birch

Mid-Century Soft Pad Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
For your consideration is this authentic Eames for Herman Miller vintage soft pad chair in gray leather. Adjustable tilt and height with manual lift. This authentic examples are icon...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

1st Generation Zenith Plastic Rope Edge Chair, Charles Eames for Herman Miller B
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a 1st generation Zenith Plastics Co rope edge chair, designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. Chair is in an elephant hide gray.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Eames for Herman Miller DSS Orange Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s DSS molded fiberglass shell chairs on stacking base, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming orange shells are in original condition, each with a...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Eames for Herman Miller Navy Blue Shell Chairs on H Bases
By Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Original 1960s molded fiberglass shell chairs in Navy Blue, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Gleaming shells are in original condition, each with a distinct threa...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Set of Six Charles Eames for Herman Miller Aluminum Group Office Chairs in Black
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A set of six Aluminum Group office chairs designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. These feature cast aluminum frames with black leather seats. Fully adjustable task chairs on ca...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Set of 4 Eames for Herman Miller Dark Grey Molded Fiberglass Bar Stools
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a set of four molded fiberglass bar stools, in a dark grey. Eames for Herman Miller Believe the color is called elephant hide leather, stools are on standard glides.
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Metal

Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Yellow Fiberglass Shell Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Yellow Fiberglass Shell Chair The chair measures: 24.75 wide x 22 deep x 31.25 high, with a seat height of 18 inches and arm height of 26 inche...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Fiberglass Shell Blue Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Fiberglass Shell Blue Chair The chair measures: 24.75 wide x 22 deep x 31.25 high, with a seat height of 18 inches and arm height of 26 inches ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

Rocking Chairs by Charles Eames for Herman Miller with Alexander Girard Textile
By Charles Eames
Located in Dallas, TX
Matching pair of rocking chairs designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. Chairs have the original Alexander Girard upholstery - excellent original condition with the original zin...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

Materials

Fiberglass

Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Fiberglass Shell Red Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Eames For Herman Miller Mid Century Fiberglass Shell Red Chair The chair measures: 24.75 wide x 22 deep x 31.25 high, with a seat height of 18 inches and arm height of 26 inches ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Chrome

1950s IT Folding Table by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Sagaponack, NY
Eames for Herman Miller IT occasional table with chrome-plated steel, lockable, folding legs suitable for uses such as light dining, card table, computer, or other ancillary use in a...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Card Tables and Tea Tables

Materials

Steel

1st Edition Zenith Plastics Rope Edge Paw Chair Charles Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a 1st generation Zenith Plastics Co PAW rope edge chair, designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller. Chair swivels is in a lemon yellow, 4 square zenith plastic che...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Metal

Pair of Mid Century Modern LCW Lounge Chairs by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous pair of Mid Century Modern LCW Sculptural chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Iconic design from the late forties. C1990 in excellent vintage condition with m...
Category

1990s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Rubber, Walnut

Segmented Base and Marble-Top Round Dining Table by Eames for Herman Miller
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Segmented base and marble-top round dining table by Eames for Herman Miller.
Category

Vintage 1970s American French Provincial Dining Room Tables

Materials

Marble, Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Fiberglass Shell Chair by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This mid century modern shell chair was designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller and features a fiberglass construction with original "H" shaped aluminum base which offers...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller Mid Century Dining Table
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Countryside, IL
Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller mid century dining table The table measures: 53 wide x 53 deep x 29 high, with a chair clearance of 27 inches All pieces of furniture ca...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Chrome

Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller 670 / 671 Lounge Chair & Ottoman
By Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Iconic Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller 670 / 671 lounge chair and ottoman. In walnut, black leather, aluminum. 'Eames Office' tags to undersides, includes Herman Miller certifi...
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Vintage 1980s American Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller Early Plywood DCW Chairs, Pair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage original DCW chairs, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Early 21st century. Molded plywood in a signature profile. Legs and seat edges a...
Category

Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Barstools Designed by Eames for Herman Miller with Blue Velvet Covers
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in San Diego, CA
Nice pair of rare barstools designed by Charles Eames for Herman Miller circa 1970s, the navy blue velvet seat cover shows light wear and light stains as shown on the pics but has ni...
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Stools

Materials

Metal

Four Seat Tandem Unit by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, No Middle Arms
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Kansas City, MO
Tandem sofa seating for four designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. This piece only has arms on each end so is much more inviting for residential or office use. Very go...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

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Eames For Herman Miller For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the eames for herman miller you’re looking for. Frequently made of metal, aluminum and wood, every eames for herman miller was constructed with great care. There are 1125 variations of the antique or vintage eames for herman miller you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer eames for herman miller, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right eames for herman miller, those designed in Mid-Century Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made eames for herman miller over the years, but those crafted by Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames and Charles Eames are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Eames For Herman Miller?

Prices for a eames for herman miller can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $19 and can go as high as $28,500, while the average can fetch as much as $2,349.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests. The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influence in the rise of modern design in the United States thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Glashütte Limburg möbel are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are often made of glasswaren and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our collection of Glashütte Limburg Mobel, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular. There are 661 vintage versions of these items in stock, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many of the original möbels by Glashütte Limburg were created in the modern der Mitte des jahrhunderts style in Europe during the 20. jahrhundert. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider Mobel by and. The prices for Glashütte Limburg Mobel can vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at 265 $ and tops out at 34.200 $, while pieces like these can sell for 1.084 $ on average..

On the Origins of North America

The Karl Springer furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. In our Karl Springer collection of furniture there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. We have 451 vintage editions of these items in-stock, while there is 9 modern edition to choose from as well. Many of Karl Springer's original furniture was created in the modern style in North America during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for Karl Springer furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $517 and tops out at $120,000, while pieces like these can sell for $8,500 on average.

Furniture of the 20th Century

Gaetano Sciolari furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our Gaetano Sciolari collection of furniture, although beige editions of this piece are particularly popular.. We stock 687 vintage versions of these items, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. Many original furniture by Gaetano Sciolari were created in Europe during the 20th century in the mid-century modern style. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by and . Prices for Gaetano Sciolari furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $153 and tops out at $28,437, while pieces like these can sell for $2,400 on average.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of antique, new and vintage seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.