Walnut Dining Table by Adrian Pearsall for Craft Associates, Circa 1960
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1960
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsGlass top has minor wear but can be replaced upon request. Table base is in very good condition, ready to be used immediately.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 28.5 in. x Dm 48 in.H 72.39 cm x Dm 121.92 cm
- Diameter48 in. (121.92 cm)
- Seller LocationLos Angeles, CA
- Reference NumberLU133025035423
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About Adrian Pearsall (Designer)
Adrian Pearsall designed some of the most exuberant and expressive American furniture of the 1950s and ’60s. For verve and vivacity of form, he surpasses even Vladimir Kagan — whose work is the emblem of swinging, sexy mid-20th century modernism. Pearsall gave his imagination free rein, and his flamboyant, eye-catching styles are icons of what has become known as “Atomic Age” design.
Pearsall studied architectural engineering at the University of Illinois before opening his Pennsylvania furniture company, Craft Associates, in 1952, and that training shows in many designs. A Pearsall trademark, for example, is a lounge chair with an exceptionally tall, trapezoidal back, which give the pieces a skyscraper-like silhouette. Pearsall also had a talent for so-called “gondola” sofas — long, low-slung pieces with upswept ends. Many of Pearsall’s sofas and chairs are supported not by legs, but on gently arced walnut skids.
Pearsall also had a gift for tables, in particular glass-topped side and coffee tables with frames that have the look of an Alexander Calder stabile. As you will see from the offerings on these pages, Adrian Pearsall had flair, and his work adds an attention-getting, sculptural exclamation point to any décor.
About the Seller
Specializing in mid-century modern furniture from designers like Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Vladimir Kagan, Eero Saarinen and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, this seller also offers mid-century Brazilian design by such makers as Jorge Zalszupin, Sergio Rodrigues and Giuseppe Scapinelli.