Prototype Chair by Charles Eames

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This molded plywood chair was an experimental maquette used at the Eames Office for testing dimensional variations in the DCW chair. The legs and central spine are segmented, and where the production chairs used rubber shockmounts, this one has solid wooden spacers. In common with some other early pre-production DCWs and LCWs, the top of the central spine has un-radiused corners.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1945-1946
  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Condition
    Good vintage condition.
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U1204158091764
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