1960s Danish Banquet Table in Rio Rosewood by Harry Ostergaard
A perfectly proportioned dining or conference table in Rio Rosewood by Danish designer Harry Ostergaard for Randers Mobelfabrik, circa 1960.
Extending up to 280cm, this table has two leaves, which integrate seamlessly with the containing surface. It can be compressed to 225cm or 170cm in length using one leaf or no leaves respectively.
The sturdy extending mechanism is branded with the Randers Mobelfabrik stamp.
The lozenge-shaped top is inobtrusive in its design, allowing easy movement and seating. It sits on four tapering legs, which unscrew for transport or storage. They are housed in sculpted slots, which add to the beauty of the design.
The Rio rosewood has a rich, warm figuring. It has been restored and polished, with only minor signs of vintage. There are one or two darker marks with minor dings at the edges. The restoration has rejuvinated the surface, the bold figuring outweighing any minor imperfections.
This versatile table can be used for small family gatherings or large banquets, with striking effect in any configuration.