This "propeller" coffee table was designed by Knut Hesterberg in 1960 and manufactured by Ronald Schmidt between 1961-1967. The original stands in the "Modern Museum of Art" in New York. Only a very small series of this table was produced.
The bottom frame is made of cast aluminium in the shape of a propeller. Despite being more than 57 years old, there are no signs of wear. The round 20 mm thick table top - diameter 110 cm, made of safety glass (clear) with polished edge, was replaced for the sale. Overall, this table is as good as new.
The retail price of this designer table was around 2,198 DM in 1961.
It is currently being traded in used condition for around 1,700 EUR.
Designer: Knut Hesterberg
Design era: 1950 to 1967
Character, condition: very good, no signs of wear on the bottom frame.
Surface: aluminium-silver colour, new table top.
Style: sculptured design classic (vintage design)
Material: bottom frame solid aluminium, table top clear
safety glass with polished edge, diameter 110 cm
Glass thickness 20 mm
Colour: aluminium silver, clear glass
Height: 44 cm
Diameter: 110 cm
Weight including table top: approx. 90 kg
Age: around 57 years
The table is situated in D-29378 Wittingen and must be picked up. The designer table can be shipped, but this would cost around 280 EUR.
The shipping order must be initiated by the buyer and the shipping costs
are the responsibility of the buyer.
Due to the high shipping costs, pick-up and viewing in D-29378 Wittingen is recommended.
The seller prefers the lot to be picked up
The seller prefers the lot to be picked up from Wittingen (Germany). Shipping is possible by arrangement only. Costs of shipping are at the buyer's expense.
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