Splay Leg Table by Knoll
designed by George Nakashima
Originally designed for Knoll in the 1940's, the Splay-Leg Table by George Nakashima is distinguished for its elegant woodworking. Featuring natural, low-sheen finishes and live wood grain patterns, the Splay-Leg Table epitomize Nakashima and his craft.
- Tabletop is constructed with Hickory or American Walnut veneer with reverse, slip-matched cathedral pattern and matching solid hardwood edge
- Legs, apron and edge detail are American Walnut
- Base uses Mortise and tenon joints with solid brass hardware
- Finished in a clear, low-sheen finish
- Nylon glides included
- George Nakashima’s signature is stamped on the underside of the tabletop
Tabletop: veneered American Walnut or Hickory with reverse slip-matched cathedral pattern, matching solid wood edge in clear low-sheen finish.
Legs, Apron and Edge Detail: Solid American Walnut. Mortise and tenon joints with solid brass hardware. Nylon glides. American Walnut edge detail finish.
Overall: 17.5" h x 37.75" w x 34.25" d
Founded in 1938, Knoll has nurtured many of the most inspiring and iconic furniture designs of the last century. With an extensive collection of modern classic furniture for the home as well as cutting-edge office furniture with a focus on functionality as well as aesthetics, Knoll is at the forefront of how furniture interacts with us and affects us in our daily lives.
Wood craftsman and poet George Nakashima studied architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle, the Americaine des Beaux-Arts Fontainebleau in France and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nakashima received the Craftsmanship Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects and the Hazlett Award. The subject of several one-man exhibitions, Nakashima also authored The Soul of a Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections.