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Tandem Three-Shell Seating by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller

Info

United States, mid-1960s

Charles and Ray Eames developed this tandem shell seating for Herman Miller in 1963 as a comfortable solution for heavily trafficked spaces. A row of three vinyl-upholstered fiberglass-reinforced armchairs, two in ultramarine and one in raw umber, attach to cast aluminium spiders that are mounted on a steel T-beam. Once seen in airports and other public venues, the seating is perfect for a lounge or modern rec room.

A corresponding tandem four-shell seating with white laminate tabletop is also available.

Price

3,900

Condition

Good. Wear consistent with age and use.

Measurements

Height: 32"
Width: 78"
Depth: 24"
Seat Height: 17.5"

Specifications

Materials/Techniques: Fiberglass, Foam, Vinyl, Aluminum, Steel