T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Rare pair of Trapeza tables
Walnut top with three bronze legs and stretchers
c. 1963

Height 50 cm
Length 92 cm
Depth 54 cm

Re-creation of a Greek table from a kylix of the 5th century B.C. terminating on lions paw feet
Tables of this type are often depicted alongside couches for dining and the advantage of the three legs is in it's stability on an uneven floor.

Furniture of Classical Greece – T.H.Robsjohn Gibbings & Carlton W. Pullin, ed Knopf 1963, p 101
U.S. Designer Looks Back to Ancient Greece to Create New Classics, Life, vol. 51, no. 11, September 15, 1961, pp. 80-81
A Lost Greek Look Retrieved, Vogue, no. 141, February 15, 1963, p. 122