A SWEDISH ELM AND MACASSAR EBONY EXTENDABLE DINING TABLE WITH 3 LEAVES, BY OTTO SCHULZ FOR BOET
H: 29.5 W: 55 D: 31 inches
H: 74.9 W: 139.7 D: 78.7 cm
The rectangular table with rounded corners and inlaid with four traverse bands of macassar ebony, above a conforming freeze, on banded demilune legs, with 3 leaves of a later date, each 21.5.' Width without leaves: 55' Width with 1 leaf: 76.5' Width with 2 leaves: 98' Width with 3 leaves: 119.5'
An identical dining table is illustrated in Boet 1935, Otto Schulz publisher, p. 213. Otto Schulz (1882-1970) was a German born architect, designer and publisher who operated the interior design shop Boet in Gothenburg from 1920-1950 while also editing the popular design magazine of the same name through 1938. As the editor of Boet, Otto Shultz played an important role in the promotion of modern Swedish design.