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    Posted 5 years ago

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    The first three images show my 1950's to 1960's coffee Art Deco style coffee table which I have had since 1985. I was walking along on a Sunday looking for garage sales in that year and I had just returned 3 coffee tables to the auction that I loved to go to. When I saw this long 60 inch table I phoned a friend and asked her to help me carry a table home. The bottom was light and she could carry it but I do not know how I carried the 60 lb. glass top home for the 20 blocks. I remember my arms were so tired later. I remember also asking Shawna if I should buy it and she said no, so I knew It was the best I could get if she said no, and to buy it right away. Over the years I showed some pics to art deco experts and they thought it was 1930 or so, I believe it is mid century, probably to possibly Canadian, mid 1960's or a bit earlier as they thought they had it for at least 20 years but I draw a blank after that. The glass is nearly 1/2 an inch thick and a good size at 60 inches.

    The last photo shows the tri stand round version which my friend, Todd's boss owns. I also have seen the round one on the old political talk show called Question Period in the later 90's to early 21st century. Hopefully someday I may get the whole story !

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    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      OMG Fab table stands!!!
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      I couldn't figure out what that was from the first page, I just had to pop in to see...I agree with you on the mid century...I think the look very "Dansk" but that's just my opinion. I used to have a beveled glass table back in the 70's but it was oval and on a manzanita tree stump. It was really pretty but my legs hated that darn table ;)

      This gets a love, love from me!!!
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you share, I appreciate your stopping by, will contact you shortly,
    4. GeodeJem GeodeJem, 5 years ago
      We get similar on the Uk, under the Nathan brand.
    5. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 5 years ago
      Simply stunning, Phil. I love your long table in particular.
    6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thanks Geode, Nathan is o.k., but not much similar !
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you Thomas for the visit and comment !
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 5 years ago
      I love the third pic with all the lovely pieces on the table. Everything is so exquisite!
    9. philmac51 philmac51, 5 years ago
      It just feels Danish to me Phil rather than Deco, also has an Eames feel about it too - who knows, either way and whatever period it is rather special, absolutely love it!
    10. philmac51 philmac51, 5 years ago
      Love the flamingos too!
    11. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      Even this ole antique collector luvs that table. Never broken, eh. Keep it away from ANY of my ex's if you want to keep it that way.
    12. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thanks brunswick, appreciate you !~
    13. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you bijoucaillouvintage, appreciate your stopping by and comment !~
    14. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      What a fantastic piece I love it . I can't imagine carrying that huge glass top 20 blocks I would have dropped it for sure . Your taste as always impeccable ! xo
    15. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you Mrstyndall for the comment !~
    16. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you philmac51 !
    17. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Blunderbuss2, advice noted !~
    18. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 5 years ago
      Would look amazing in my library ;) perhaps from one of these two:

      T A
    19. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 5 years ago
      are you secretly a muscle man from the 70's ? Carrying that top must have been excruciating. It's fabulous.
    20. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      I found what I thought was your table here. Funniest thing is, the designer is from Canada! Enrico Konig, he has designs in "the artful home". Beautiful furniture, only the dates of yours I believe are before his time. Very similar though.
    21. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your love Manikin !
    22. vonsboy vonsboy, 5 years ago
      Just had to stop by again and admire your impeccable taste, and style! So
      much to see and admire in everything you've shared.

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