Charles and Ray Eames 1950s Herman Miller DKR Bikini Wire Chairs with Eiffel Tower Bases
A set of four 1950s Herman Miller DKR Bikini wire chairs with Eiffel Tower bases designed by Charles and Ray Eames. These chairs are comprised of a black metal base with chrome gliders on the four legs, white metal back, and the original black Bikini covers that are connected by a single button. The covers have the original Herman Miller tags attached under the seat with a patent dated from 1956-1959.
Charles and Bearnice Alexandra "Ray" Eames are recognized as key figures of 20th-century design, architecture, filmmaking, and furniture. The pair met at Cranbrook Academy of Art and later found the Eames Office together.
18.25” W x 31.5” H x 18” D (single chair).
Wear present throughout. Rusting/chipping to metal. Red paint drip to one seat. Some white paint drips present. One button detached from seat (but included with purchase to be reattached.) Other age appropriate wear.
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