For your consideration is one (1) exceptionally rare vintage ALEXANDER GIRARD-upholstered EAMES wire chair on cat's cradle base. We are listing this amazing chair on behalf of a client with an extensive collection of mid century modern art and furniture.One of the most iconic Eames chairs and an amazing example of the creation and collaboration of two modern design masters: Eames and Girard. All-original, all-vintage, extremely rare multi-colored fabric cut in "bikini" style. Retains the Herman Miller label with the Venice address, indicating a very early chair (1950s). Age-appropriate wear as shown, notably small fraying/minor tear on the right edge and missing button, but structurally sound and in amazing shape for its age.
Unique, one-of-a-kind piece not found anywhere else, especially ideal for any collector of Alexander Girard, Herman Miller, or mid century modern furniture. You'd be hard-pressed to find this chair anywhere else, so don't miss this rare opportunity. The pattern of the fabric has a kind of American Southwest motif to it, which isn't surprising given the influence it had on the oeuvre of Girard, who had a residence in New Mexico. You will not find this chair anywhere else, so don't miss this opportunity to own a true collectible from America's preeminent modern designers.
We are loathe to tamper with or disassemble this chair, as it has remained intact since the day it was manufactured. The item "EAMES ALEXANDER GIRARD Fabric Cat's Cradle Base Vintage LKR HERMAN MILLER CHAIR" is in sale since Friday, April 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Vintage, Retro, Mid-Century\1950s". The seller is "egghead99" and is located in Los Angeles, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.