20th Century Spider Coffee Table by Jindrich Halabala
A spider coffee or side table with top made of Walnut, shellac hand polished. The legs are ebonized, and in very good condition. Model H 259 by Jindrich Halabala for Zavody Brno. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1940, 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" L