Vitra Eames Aluminium Chair EA 117

Aluminium chair EA 117 by Charles & Ray Eames. Classic office chair with height adjust and back tilt mechanism. Available with medium or high backrest.


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Aluminium chair EA 117 is part of a collection of the greatest furniture designs of the 20th century. It's characterised by the combination of high quality materials and intelligent mechanism. Each chair is height adjustable and has an adjustable back tilt mechanism which can be locked in a forward position. The backrest, available in medium or high backed, and seat are upholstered in a choice of leather or hopsak fabric which is attached inside the aluminium progile and stretched to create a simple load bearing seat. The five star castor base is finished in polished or chromed aluminium. Vitra grants a 30 year guarantee on all Aluminium chairs and is supplied with a certificate of guarantee.


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Additional Info

Lead time Made to order 6-8 weeks

Height: 83-95cm

Width: 58cm

Depth: 56.5-65cm

Other Information

Backrest and seat: EA 117 with medium-height backrest. High-frequency welded horizontal ribbing in Hopsak, Leather or Premium Leather. Side profiles and spreaders in polished or chrome-plated die-cast aluminium. 

Seat mechanism: Adjustable backward tilt, lockable in the forward position. Continuous seat height adjustment with gas spring.

Armrest: Die-cast aluminium, polished or chrome-plated finish.

Base: Five-star base in polished or chrome-plated die-cast aluminium. Equipped with hard castors for carpet or soft castors for hard floors. Castor covers in black for polished base, with chrome-plated finish for chrome base.


Year of Design: 1958


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