Vitra Eames Plastic Armchair RAR - ROCKING ARMCHAIR

Vitra Eames Plastic Armchair RAR - ROCKING ARMCHAIR

Rocking chair, of the Plastic Side Chair collection, is one of the most representative model of the Eameses  production.  For years, the designer couple explored the fundamental idea of a one-piece seat shell moulded to fit the contours of the human body. After experiments with plywood and sheet aluminium in the 1940s produce unsatisfactory results, their search for alternative materials led them to glass-fibre reinforced polyester resin.

Today Vitra manufactures the comfortable seat shells of the Plastic Side Chairs and Plastic Armchairs in polypropylene, offering a multitude of bases, shell colours and upholstery options.

The material used are wire base with cross struts, solid maple rockers (RAR = Rocking Armchair Rod Base)


Year :  1950

Materials :    chromed base;

  base of legs:  wooden rockers maple, yellow tone;

 colour of seat shell: basic dark

Dimensions : L 24.6in, H 26.4in, D 27.2 in


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