Posts tagged “Table”

OCT
20
2015

Parzinger

By mwilcox

Parztable

This table was designed by Tommi Anton Parzinger (1903–1981) . Parzinger was a German furniture designer and painter, born in Munich in 1903. He later moved to New York in 1932, starting his first company in 1939, his works were collected by...

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AUG
30
2015

Convertible Furniture

By mwilcox

Murphytable

Convertible furniture is often attached to William L. Murphy, who designed a folding bed to fit into small spaces. Murphy was born in Columbia, California, near Stockton on January 1, 1876, moved to San Francisco at the turn of the century where...

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JUL
28
2015

Oriental Style Carved Furniture

By mwilcox

Philtable

Heavily carved furniture like this has been made for the Export/Tourist Market since the turn of the 19th Century and remains in production to this day. The earlier examples tended to originate from China, and were heavily constructed of dark...

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MAR
30
2015

Karges Empire/Classical Revival Table

By mwilcox

Karges

This table by Karges is quite modern, but it's in the “Empire Revival” style. Most pieces in the Empire Revival types were made 1895-1915 and tended to be copies of later Empire furniture, notably "Pillar & Scroll" pieces from John Hall's...

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JAN
23
2014

The Colonial Revival Style

By mwilcox

Gateleg

"Gate Leg" drop leaf tables of this type are in what's called the "Colonial Revival" style. Colonial Revival pieces are reproductions of the original American Colonial items originally produced from 1620-1780. The Colonial Revival style became...

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