Tables, tables, tables

I have never been fascinated with tables until I started working at the Hauser Gallery.

Originally the word comes from the Latin tabula meaning a board, plank or slab.  But oh what art a slab may be, and we have a few spectacular “slabs” of which we are especially proud.

One made of stone>>>>>>>>>

An antique cast iron singer sewing stand supports a wood frame inlaid with jasper, petrified wood and various agates.  The table is 70 years old and was made by a man for his quilting wife.  Of course the geometric design is evocative of a quilting design and the stand speaks for itself…

One made of glass>>>>>>….a mermaid

She lays in motionless fluidity beneath the calm glass of the table.

And one of wood>>>>>>>

Not just made of wood, but redwood, and not just redwood, but curly redwood which has a wonderfully wild and curly grain to it.

Table manners and tables matter…the great

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art of the slab.

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About hausergallery

Hauser Gallery is an art gallery featuring Japanese art and fabric, African artifacts, jewelry, and more. Visit us at hausergallery.com.
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2 Responses to Tables, tables, tables

  1. Gina says:

    Do you still have the mermaid tble ?

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