Arnold d'Epagnier's Furniture


Dining room table full top

Dining room table full top

Dining Table
29" H x 42" W x 66" L w/o leaf
29" H x 44" W x 80" L w/ leafe, curly cherry, yellowheart, ebony, various marquetry veneers.

Table to seat up to six, eight with leaf. Top slides open to accept one extra leaf. Leaf is designed to be stored on the wall as artwork. Veneers are inlaid into solid wood top surface. Inlay motif uses Arts & Crafts ginko leaves as it plays with a metamorphosis theme. The inlay is a series of ginko leaves that metamorphose into a butterfly, in the central leaf, and hide a similar shaped preying mantis. The mantid's head in real life has arcs similar to a ginko leaf. Legs have profile of mantid's wings when closed.

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