Paul Kingma Style Pedestal Console Table Made in South Africa by Slate Craft

Paul Kingma Style Pedestal Console Table Made in South Africa by Slate Craft Ltd

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Made in South Africa by Slate Craft, this bold and exotic console table succeeds in combining the right materials and design elements. The Brutalist style layout of multicolored and textured slate is punctuated with a minimal application of copper inlay. All tied together in an outlined frame of cherry wood. Everything about this console table is unique, right down to the curved edge rectangle shape of the top. Mounted on a pedestal base faced with slate and corner banded in cherry. Ideal size and shape for an entryway or behind a sofa.

This console table was created as a one off design by a Dutch artist working in South Africa and dates from the mid-1980s. Most likely crafted by V. Ramburrem or Paul Kingma.

About Paul Kingma:

Dutch sculptor, mosaic artist, and designer Paul Kingma is best known for his somber yet beautiful ceramic and stone coffee tables.

Born in the Hague in 1931, Kingma studied art in Arnhem before training at the Rijksakademie [State Academy of Fine Arts] in Amsterdam and the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Over the course of his career, he was commissioned to create a number of sculptures for public spaces in Dutch cities such as Utrecht, Eindhoven, and Amersfoort. It was in mosaic art, however, that he established his reputation for collectible design. Deeply committed to his artistic expression, Kingma famously said, “The next table is the most beautiful.” The large number of unique tables he handmade from the late-1960s to mid-1980s is referred to as the Kingma or Tableaux Series. He incorporated unique mosaics and stones into tabletops, later incorporating fossils and petrified wood into his practice. Kingma bought, foraged for, and collected these materials during his travels around the world.

Kingma sought to create tables that were first and foremost “self-contained” design objects. In addition to his furniture design, Kingma also taught sculpture and mosaics at the Institute of Visual Arts in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Kingma died in 2013 at the age of 81.

Dimensions: 54″ Wide x 20.13″ Deep x 28.88″ High

Made by Slate Craft Ltd. Matching coffee table also available. Sold separately.

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