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When was the tulip table designed?
Last Updated: 13th April, 2020
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Likewise, how can you tell if a tulip table is real?
The top of a genuine Saarinen table screws down onto a single-threaded rod on the top of the base. When the tabletop is in place, you should not see any visible screws between the top and the base." Be sure to measure the table. Both round and oval versions should be 28 1/4 inches tall.
Beside above, what is a Saarinen table? A genuine Saarinen dining table is made of two different materials: one for the base and one for the tabletop. The base is always made of heavy molded cast aluminum with a thick protective coating called rilsan, available in white, black or platinum.
Correspondingly, what is a tulip table?
The Tulip Table is an iconic Midcentury Modern piece. It was designed by Finnish born, Michigan raised, Eero Saarinen in 1956 for Knoll furniture. 5 years later, Saarinen would die at the age of 51 during an operation for a brain tumour.
Where is Knoll furniture made?
After the death of Hans in 1955, his wife Florence Knoll took over as head of the company. The company is headquartered in East Greenville, Pennsylvania and has manufacturing sites in North America (East Greenville, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Toronto) and Italy (Foligno and Graffignana).