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Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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No other business of its kind did more than the Herman Miller Furniture Company to introduce modern design into American homes. Working with legendary designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Alexander Girard, the Zeeland, Michigan-based firm fostered some of the boldest expressions of what we now call mid-century modern style. In doing so, Herman Miller produced some of the most beautiful, iconic and, one can even say, noblest furniture ever.

Founded in 1923, Herman Miller was originally known for grand historicist bedroom suites: heavily ornamented wood furniture that appealed to a high-minded, wealthier clientele. The company — named for its chief financial backer — began to suffer in the early 1930s as the Great Depression hit, and D.J. De Pree, the company’s CEO, feared bankruptcy. In 1932, aid came in the form of Gilbert Rohde, a self-taught furniture designer who had traveled widely in Europe, absorbing details of the Art Deco movement and other modernist influences.  After persuading De Pree that the growing middle-class required smaller, lighter household furnishings, Rohde set a new course for Herman Miller, creating sleek chairs, tables and cabinetry that were the essence of the Streamline Moderne style.

Rohde died suddenly in 1944. The following year, De Pree turned to George Nelson, an architect who had written widely about modern furniture design. Under Nelson’s leadership, Herman Miller would embrace new technologies and materials and audacious biomorphic forms. Some of the pieces the company produced are now emblems of 20th century American design, including the Eames lounge chair and ottoman and Nelson’s Marshmallow sofa and Coconut chair. As you can see on 1stDibs, such instantly recognizable furnishings have become timeless — staples of a modernist décor; striking, offbeat notes in traditional environments.

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Creator: Herman Miller
1940s Parchment Color Fiberglass Shell RAR Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, Zenith
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Rocking chair by Charles & Ray Eames, fiberglass shell and birch, USA, 1948 RAR rocking chair designed by famous couple Charles and Ray Eames. This is an early example with beauti...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Perfect Herman Miller Eames Rocking Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Perfect Herman Miller Eames rocketing chair. Vintage parchment shell on new maple and steel base. Signed Herman Miller.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Original Herman Miller Eames Fiberglass RAR Rocking Chair in Navy Blue
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Washington, DC
Original vintage rocking chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller. Base is original and not a replica. Shock mounts are in good shape. The chair was acquired from Herman Miller...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Zinc

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocking Chair in Seal Brown
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Classic Eames rocker, model RAR, by Herman Miller. Original vintage shell produced by Summit Plastics in rare color Seal Brown. Even color with no cracks or holes. Signed and guarant...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass, Wood

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocker in Brilliant Yellow
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous edition of the design classics model RAR rocking chair by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller. Rare color “Brilliant Yellow” with even hue and no cracks ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocker in Red Orange
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous edition of the design classics model RAR rocking chair by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller. Clean shell with gorgeous and vibrant red orange hue and n...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

1st Generation Eames RKR Rocker by Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles Eames
Located in Buffalo, NY
Charles and Ray Eames designed their fiberglass and wire chairs to be fitted with a wide variety of bases to offer a range of heights, uses, and aesthetics. One of the most desirable...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Authentic RAR Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, 1960s
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Authentic and rare RAR Rocking chair designed by Ray & Charles Eames for Herman Miller. This rocking chair was manufactured in the 1960s. The rocking chair is in original vintage con...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocker in Parchment
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous edition of the design classics model RAR rocking chair by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller. Clean parchment shell with even color and no cracks or hol...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Herman Miller Eames Fiberglass Rocking Chair Model RAR
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Lovely vintage Herman Miller Eames rocking chair. Model RRAR, circa 1960s shell with newer rocker base. Signed with original Herman Miller tags. Beautiful vibrant color even throughout.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Herman Miller Eames Rocker in Seafoam Green
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Very early shell, dating to circa 1960. Highly coveted and hard to find Seafoam green. On new rocker base, no cracks to the shell. Normal wear, retains Herman Miller label. Factory c...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Vintage Eames Rocking Chair for Herman Miller, 1970s
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid century rocking chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames and produced by Herman Miller. Fiberglass shell with blue fabric upholstery and a black metal and wooden base. 1970s -...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Vintage Eames Rocking Chair for Herman Miller, 1970s
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid century rocking chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames and produced by Herman Miller. Fiberglass shell with blue fabric upholstery and a black metal and wooden base. 1970s -...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fabric, Fiberglass

Vintage Eames Rocking Chair for Herman Miller, 1970s
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Mid century rocking chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames and produced by Herman Miller. Fiberglass shell with red fabric upholstery and a black metal and wooden base. 1970s - ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fabric, Fiberglass

Eames Lemon Yellow Zenith Rope-Edge, RAR Rocker by Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Highland, IN
The first fiberglass Eames chairs were produced by Zenith Plastics. The early Zenith shells are distinctive for their high fiber content and larger, more substantial rubber shock mou...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Ray and Charles Eames Rope Edge Zenith Armchair Rocker Purchased in 1951
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Ray and Charles Eames Rope Edge Zenith Armchair with an early Herman Miller Label. Iconic Classic in great shape! The shell looks amazing, showing a nice amount of fiber. Maple Runne...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Charles and Ray Eames Designed 1st Generation RKR Rocker for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in San Francisco, CA
Offered here is a Charles and Ray Eames designed 1st Generation RKR Rocker for Herman Miller Two Birch wooden rockers, steel rod base and main body of the chair, then a burnt orange...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Charles and Ray Eames Original RAR Rocking Chair 1961
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Charles and Ray Eames Original RAR rocking chair, dated 1961. Bought from the Original Detroit Family, bought when their first daughter was born! In very nice shape, with black paint...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

1 Herman Miller Orange Shell Fiberglass RAR Rocker by Eames
By Herman Miller
Located in Pasadena, TX
Herman Miller shell fiberglass rocker Manufactured in the 1960s-1970s this rocker is one of the most iconic designs from Charles and Ray Eames. RAR rocking chair by Charles and ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Black Herman Miller Eames Fiberglass Rocking Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Herman Miller Eames fiberglass rocking chair. Black Naugahyde upholstery on rare black fiberglass shell. No cracks or damage to shell.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

Best Eames RAR Herman Miller Zenith Rope Edge Rocking Chair
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, Zenith
Located in Ferndale, MI
The best I have ever owned Charles and Ray Eames rope edge rocker. Excellent Eames Herman Miller Zenith Plastics label. Correct hardware no shock mount blemishes.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocking Chair in Seafoam Green
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Rare original Herman Miller Eames RAR rocking chair in seafoam green. Structurally sound and fit for normal use. No damage or cracks. Normal wear. Gorgeous fibre detail. Signed on bo...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

1st Generation Eames RKR Rocker by Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Highland, IN
Charles and Ray Eames designed their fiberglass and wire chairs to be fitted with a wide variety of bases to offer a range of heights, uses, and aesthetics. One of the most desirable...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Zenith Shell Rocking Chair RAR by Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Sagaponack, NY
The iconic rocker: Zenith Shell Rocking Chair RAR designed by Charles and Ray Eames featuring the iconic organically shaped fiberglass shell resting on cross-braced steel struts that...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

1 Herman Miller Parchment Shell Fiberglass RAR Rocker by Eames
By Herman Miller
Located in Pasadena, TX
Herman Miller shell fiberglass rocker Manufactured in the 1960s-1970s this rocker is one of the most iconic designs from Charles and Ray Eames. RAR rocking chair by Charles and R...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

RAR Second Edition Rocking Armchair by Charles Eames for Herman Miller
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Hudson, NY
Original fiberglass armed shell on black wire base with birch rocker struts and large rubber mounts. Marked on bottom, Herman Miller. The chair was on carpet most of its life.
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1950s American Organic Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

1960s RAR Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller
By Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An early example of the iconic RAR rocker with a molded, rope-edged fiberglass seat with large shock mounts, made by Zenith Plastics for Herman Miller, set upon cross-braced steel st...
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1960s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Steel

Vintage Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller RAR Rocking Chair Restored in Go
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in SAINT LOUIS, MO
The classic Eames Rocker! A cult-favourite design gets an added oomph, restored in our cozy, soft, classicly-hued Gotland sheepskin. What a beautiful piece! Herman Miller USA, 19...
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1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Sheepskin, Fiberglass, Birch

Herman Miller Eames RAR Rocker in Parchment
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gorgeous edition of the design classics model RAR rocking chair by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller. Clean parchment shell with even color and no cracks or hol...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Fiberglass

Pair of Rare Herman Miller Rocking Chairs by Peter Protzmann
By Herman Miller, Peter Protzmann
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This vintage pair of chrome frame rocking chairs features the stylish design of Peter Protzmann as presented by Herman Miller. Unique modern shape, iconic chrome design, and comforta...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Chrome

1948 Parchment Color Fiberglass Shell RAR Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames
By Herman Miller, Charles and Ray Eames, Zenith
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Rocking Chair by Charles & Ray Eames, Fiberglass Shell and birch, USA, 1948 RAR rocking chair designed by famous couple Charles and Ray Eames. This is an early example with beautifu...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Eames Black Fiberglass RAR Rocker Rocking Chair
By Herman Miller
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Eames black fiberglass RAR rocking chair. Item features black fiberglass shell, original Herman Miller stamp to underside, very nice vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Herman Miller Rocking Chairs

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Metal

Herman Miller rocking chairs for sale on 1stDibs

Herman Miller rocking chairs are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of Plastic and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Herman Miller rocking chairs there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. We stock 33 vintage versions of these items, while there is 0 modern edition to choose from as well. In North America, many of the original rocking chairs by Herman Miller were created in the mid-century modern style during the 20th century. Many customers also consider rocking chairs by Charles and Ray Eames, Charles Eames and Adrian Pearsall if you’re looking for additional options. Prices for Herman Miller rocking chairs can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $750 and tops out at $4,800, while pieces like these can sell for $2,293.

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