20th Century Spider Center Table by Jindrich Halabala - Czech Walnut Side Table
A vintage Czech spider coffee or side table with top made of walnut, shellac hand polished. The legs are ebonized in good condition. Designed by Jindrich Halabala for Zavody Brno, Model H 259. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1940 Prague, Czech Republic.
Jindrich Halabala was born in 1903 Korycany, Czech Republic and passed away in 1978 Czech Republic. He was a Czech industrial designer, writer and educator. Halabala trained to become a cabinetmaker in his father workshop, in 1920 he finished his practical studies at the United Woodcrafts Manufacturers in Brno, Czech Republic. Halabala encourage a new mass-market approach to home design and furnishing in the Czechoslovakia. He played a major part in the reshaping of the Czech furniture industry.
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Dimensions: 25.5" H x 25.5" W x 25.5" D