An oak octagonal table by Sir Robert Lorimer (1849 -1929) for Liberty & Co.The octagonal top above a shaped apron on slow twist legs joined by a pegged concave stretcher.
This is one of Lorimer’s iconic designs and the slow twist leg was inspired by a gothic table in Nuremberg Cathedral which he saw while on holiday with the shipping magnate and collector Sir William Burrell.
Lit. Andrews, John Arts and Crafts Furniture pub. Antique Collector’s Club p212 pl.227
Cooper, Jeremy Victorian & Edwardian Furniture & Interiors pub. Thames & Hudson pl.612
86cm dia. x 76.5cm high
33 3/4 ins dia. x 30ins h