Table H-259

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Dimensions: 64 × 65.5 × 64 cm
(W × H × D)
Designer: Jindřich Halabala
Manufacturer: Spojené uměleckoprůmyslové závody
Country: Czechoslovakia
Decade: 1950s
P. number: 2011019A
Condition: After partial renovation

This famous coffee table called spider was designed in the fifties by the Czech designer Jindřich Halabala for the national enterprise Spojené uměleckoprůmyslové závody Brno (UP Brno), it was produced as type H-259. Jindřich Halabala worked for Up Brno as a chief architect for thirty years, from 1925 to 1955. Halabala was originally a joiner and later studied at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in the studio of the Czech architect Pavel Janák, there he probably gained the love for functionalist purity of form. His furniture is known for its rounded shapes and quality craftsmanship. The table is made of solid wood lacquered to high gloss, the table top is veneered. The table is in a very good condition, without major wear and tear.