Eames Lemon Yellow Zenith Rope-Edge, RAR Rocker by Herman Miller

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The first fiberglass Eames chairs were produced by Zenith Plastics and came in a limited palate of five colors including lemon yellow like this chair. The early Zenith shells are distinctive for their high fiber content and larger, more substantial rubber shock mounts, a translucent quality and an embedded rope at the edge of the fiberglass seat. RAR was the designation given chairs with the rocking base.

An icon of Mid-Century design, this rocker is all original and has all of the most desirable features: the lemon yellow shell has the rope edge and Zenith label, the black wire base has runners with a beautiful patina.
Details
Creator
Charles and Ray Eames (Designer), 
Herman Miller (Manufacturer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Fiberglass
Steel
Wood
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
26 in. H x 25 in. W x 27 in. D
66 cm H x 63 cm W x 69 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU90914852623
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1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Chicago, IL
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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