Paul Evans Conference Table in Brass and Wood Burl

$16,800.00 USD

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Paul Evans, extendable dining or conference table, wood burl, brass, United States, 1970s

Rare conference or large dining table by Paul Evans which comes with extension leaves. The long tabletop with rounded corners features an inlay of burl wood pieces. A stunningly vivid appearance is created that adds a warm, natural but in combination with the brass legs a very luxurious look too. The curved legs as the four corners of the tabletop are highlighted with brass pieces that cover the surface and add a lovely texture to the design. The table is signed by Paul Evans.

Please note that this table shows patina and also signs or wear and use. Restoration is necessary which our in-house restoration atelier gladly takes care off for you.

Please note that two of the five leafs are original.

Total length of the table including leaves: 403.5 (the five leaves are 38 cm each)
Total length of the table excluding leaves: 213.5 cm.

Paul Evans’ (1931-1987) interest in the haptic quality of this designs was visible from early in his career and mostly realized with metal and chrome in his designs. In 1950 Evans started attending the School for American Craftsman. Five years later he started sharing his showroom with Phillip Lloyd Powell and together they collaborated until 1966. Powell’s woodwork and Evan’s metal craftsmanship combined into a creative partnership. In 1964 Evans starts working together with the Directional Furniture Company. In the early 1970s Evans published his ‘Cityscape’ furniture line. In 1974 Evans introduced the PE 400 series consisting of wooden burl in contrast with metal. The development within his oeuvre is clearly seen in the change from mostly metal based works towards pieces working with the effect of chrome surfaces capturing the disco aera towards the PE 400 series where Evans developed the popular Cityscape series l and ll into a three-dimensional design with the contrast between natural wood and chrome surfaces. In contrast features the ‘Patchwork Series’ more flat surfaces in use of copper, brass and other metals creating a unique pattern. Evan’s oeuvre has an impressive size especially when regarding the fact that all pieces were handmade.

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Product details

  • Condition Good
  • Creator Paul Evans (Designer)
  • Date of Manufacture 1970s
  • Dimensions Height 29.14 in. Width 158.86 in. Depth 48.04 in.
  • Dimensions Height 74 cm Width 403.5 cm Depth 122 cm
  • Materials and Techniques Brass Burl
  • Period 1970-1979
  • Place of Origin United States
  • Style Mid-Century Modern (of the period)