Vitra DCW Dining Chair by Charles Eames
Regular price €600,00
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The DCW dining chair was designed by Charles Eames and this one was manufactured by Vitra in the year 2000. DCW stands for Dining Chair on Wooden base. The all-plywood chair was first released in 1946, designed by Charles Eames and manufactured by the Evans Molded Plywood Company.
The DCW chair sold most of its units in Calico Ash and Birchwood, however, the chair was offered in many more wood veneers than you might be aware of. It was also available with fixed upholstery in leather and slunk skin. After Herman Miller took over Evans in 1949 they also introduced different color dyes and upholstery designed by Alexander Girard.
As the 1950s moved on, newer materials were becoming available and the demand for wood-based products was shrinking. With the DCM and LCM selling more and having a ‘modern’ look, with metal as well as plywood, it was decided in 1953 to discontinue production of the DCW, hence the relatively low numbers of vintage versions.
Forty-one years later, in 1994, Herman Miller re-issued the DCW and LCW chairs and to this day they are back amongst the most popular Eames designs.
This DCW version was produced by Vitra in 2000 and is in great condition. The legs have received some small restorations with some veneer patches.
Height: 76 cm
Width: 50 cm
Depth: 54 cm
Seat height: 44.5 cm