The fiberglass chairs were intentionally designed in 1948 by Charles and Ray Eames. For the International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.The Museum of Modern Art. Was motivated by the urgent need in the. Period for low-cost housing and furnishing designs adaptable to small housing units. This offered chair is from the very first Zenith production in 1949/1950. The very first produced Eames fiberglass chairs did contain the significant rare rope along the seats edge as well as the typical Zenith foil label.
This almost 70 years old chair is in its exact original condition since its production in 1949/1950. It contains its Zenith foil label in exceptional preserved condition and is whit its original low lounge x-base.The beautiful and homogenous parchment fiberglass shell is in a very nice vintage condition. It still contains its nice gloss and is free from any breaks or structural damages. A modest patina tells about the many years of this chairs life. Please refer to the pictures provided. The nicely aged metal low lounge x-base does have all original glides present. The rear legs do contain some cracks around the mounting holes which might affect the stability of the chairs base. The chairs base might need to be replaced for sitting. This is an extraordinary example of American design history in a beautiful and all original condition. Chairs in completely original condition are very rare and highly collectable items of museum quality. Terms: Vintage items do have a long history due to their age and do tell interesting stories by their beautiful patina and signs of wear of their previous owners.
Patina is an essential part and reason for the individuality of each single vintage object. This is a final sale.The item "All original 1. Generation Zenith Eames Miller Rope Edge Fiberglass Lounge Chair" is in sale since Saturday, December 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiquitäten & Kunst\Design & Stil\1950-1959\Mobiliar & Interieur". The seller is "selectedvintage" and is located in Zürich. This item can be shipped worldwide.