Saarinen Tulip Dining Table By Knoll

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      Eero Saarinen did not, in fact, invent the pedestal table, but we might be forgiven for thinking he did. The Saarinen Tulip Dining Table was a revolutionary design, in part, because it stood in such stark contrast to the standard pedestal table designed before Saarinen's Tulip collection for Knoll entered the design scene in 1957. “The underside of typical chairs and tables makes a confusing, unrestful world. I wanted to clear up the slum of legs,” he told Time magazine in 1956. And so he did, with a base said to be inspired by "a drop of high viscosity liquid." Intrigued by the possibilities in emerging technologies like molded plywood and fiberglass, Saarinen, a Finn, was also predisposed to the Nordic design sensibilities of simplicity and rationality. Half a century later, it's that clarity of vision that elevates Saarinen's Tulip Dining Table from merely beautiful to full-fledged classic.

      Construction and Details
      • Tabletop features beveled edge
      • Top attaches to base with threaded rod
      • Tabletops available in a wide range of laminates, woods, marbles and granites
      • Base is heavy molded cast aluminum available with white, black or platinum paint
      • GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified
      Veneer Tops:
      Tops are constructed of veneered medium density fiberboard with a cathedral grain pattern in various clear or toned stains. Oval dining tops are 11/4" thick. Edges are 1/4" solid wood to match face veneer.

      Marble and Laminate Tops:
      Bevel-edged satin smooth laminate or marble. 3/4" thick coated marble tops have transparent polyester coating to help eliminate use-associated stains. 3/4" thick natural marble tops and granite tops have protective sealer. Laminate tops are 1.06" thick.

      Heavy molded cast aluminum, strap-polished. Black and white bases are coated in a tough, abrasion-resistant Rilsan finish. Platinum bases consist of a highly resilient polyurethane enamel wet coat with a clear satin finish.
    • Specifications: (inches)
      35 - Round 35dia x 28h
      42 - Round 42dia x 28h
      47 - Round 47dia x 28h
      54 - Round 54dia x 28h
      60 - Round 60dia x 28h
      78 - Oval 78w x 47d x 28h
      96 - Oval 96w x 54d x 28h
      SKU: 165TR
      Catalog ID: 130073
    • Ships in 6-16 weeks. Please Note, MW - White Extra Coated Marble is Out of Stock Until June 2014.

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