1 of 6 images

Early Production Aluminum Group Lounge Chairs by Charles Eames


Early Eames Aluminum Group swiveling lounge chairs with first production bases, black painted arms and black vinyl seating. Herman Miller stamp.


  • Date of manufacture
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. original.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 34.25 in. x W 24.5 in. x D 27 in.

    H 87 cm x W 62.23 cm x D 68.58 cm

  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Herman Miller (Manufacturer)

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 of the past seven decades.

     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 these pages, such instantly recognizable furnishings have become timeless—staples of a modernist décor; striking, offbeat notes in traditional environments.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2008
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in Dallas, TX
20th Century Specialists
More From This Seller
Four Aluminium Group Chairs by Charles Eames fo...
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
American Lounge Chairs
This original condition, set of four, easy swivel arm chairs in blue vinyl upholstery. These are from the 1970s era and each has manufacture stamp on the frame.
Early Pair of LCM Red Aniline Dyed by Charles E...
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
American Lounge Chairs
1950s pair easy lounge chairs play wood backs and seats on solid steel bases, Early production.
Six DCM Charles Eames for Herman Miller
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
American Dining Room Chairs
Black stained plywood on chrome frame dining chair metal. Manufactured by Herman Miller.
Charles Eames DAT Desk Chair for Herman Miller,...
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
American Office Chairs and Desk Chairs
Molded fiberglass arm shell, aluminum and enameled steel base with casters. Tilt and swivel mechanism. The DAT was the first Eames chair with casters. Made by Herman Miller. Retains...
You May Also Like
Eames Soft Pad Executive Aluminum Group Chair &...
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
American Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Leather
Nice very clean aluminum group chair and ottoman, design by Charles Eames for Herman Miller, very nice and clean condition, in black leather the ottoman, the chair swivel all around.
Pair of Early Eames Aluminum Group Chairs for H...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
American Lounge Chairs
Aluminum, Steel, Naugahyde
Early pair of high-back lounge chairs with swivel / tilt function designed by Charles and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller as part of the Aluminum Group collection. Compos...

Charles Eames Time Life Lounge Chair

$2,450 Sale Price
28% Off
Charles Eames Time Life Lounge Chair
Charles Eames
American Lounge Chairs
Leather, Aluminum
Designed by Charles Eames for the Time Life Building.
Matched Pair of Eames LCM Lounge Chairs by Herm...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
American Lounge Chairs
Stainless Steel, Nylon, Chrome
This matched pair of LCM (Lounge Chair, Metal base) in are noteworthy for their beautiful wood and the fact that the two are perfectly matched from the same stint of santos palsander...
Early Charles Eames Rocking Chair for Herman Mi...
Charles Eames, Herman Miller
North American Rocking Chairs
Fiberglass, Iron, Wood
Early Charles Eames rocking chair for Herman Miller.
Eames Evans Production LCW Herman Miller Anilin...
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller, Evans Products Company
Early Evans production LCW with label great condition aniline red.
Mid-Century Modern Eames Style Lounge Chair and...
Charles Eames
Faux Leather, Walnut
Gorgeous vintage modern lounge chair and ottoman with a hard shell walnut frame. Sleek design is upholstered in black tufted vinyl with a metal swivel/tilt base. Comfortable and styl...

Early DCW Chair by Charles and Ray Eames

Early DCW Chair by Charles and Ray Eames
Charles and Ray Eames, Herman Miller
American Dining Room Chairs
Early DCW Chair by Charles and Ray Eames. Chair has the early 5/2/5 screw configuration and is in all original condition.

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries