Milo Baughman Burlwood Parsons Table

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Burl wood dining table by Milo Baughman . 66" long and also has two additional 22" leaves.
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Creator
Milo Baughman (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1970s
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Wood
Condition
Good. Piece of veneer loss on 1 leg. 1 leg has had veneer reglued.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
29 in. H x 66 in. W x 39 in. D
74 cm H x 168 cm W x 99 cm D
Dealer Location
Wayne, NJ
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU9454732501

About Milo Baughman (Designer)

Milo Baughman was one of the most agile and adept modern American furniture designers of the late 20th century. A prolific lecturer and writer on the benefits of good design — he taught for years at Brigham Young University — Baughman (whose often-scrambled surname is pronounced BAWF-man) focused almost exclusively on residential furnishings, having a particular talent for lounge chairs, perhaps the most sociable piece of furniture.

     Like his fellow adoptive Californians Charles and Ray Eames, Baughman’s furniture has a relaxed and breezy air. Baughman was famously opposed to ostentatious and idiosyncratic designs that were made to excite attention. While many of his chair designs are enlivened by such effects as tufted upholstery, Baughman tended to let his materials carry the aesthetic weight, most often relying on chair and table frames made of sturdy and sleek flat-bar chromed metal, and chairs, tables and cabinets finished with highly-figured wood veneers.

     Like his colleagues Karl Springer and the multifarious Pierre Cardin, Baughman’s designs are emblematic of the 1970s: sleek, sure and scintillating. As you will see from the furniture presented on these pages, Milo Baughman’s designs are ably employed as either the heart of a décor or its focal point.

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