Lizard Skin Game Table by Karl Springer
A lizard skin game table by Karl Springer. The table features a chess and backgammon board games. It is beautifully brass decorated and the beige lizard skin color is classy and will compliment any interior design style. This Mid-Century Modern style game table is a rare piece by the talented Karl Springer.
Karl Springer, born in 1931 in Germany, emigrated to New York City in 1957. He studied book binding while working at Lord and Taylor and began making small pieces such as telephone tables and picture frames covered in snake skin as well as other exotic materials. In the 1960s his work was discovered by the Duchess of Windsor and she became his first collector, helping to launch his career. He opened a large showroom in New York City and later had showrooms in Miami, Los Angeles and even Tokyo.
Condition: Good- Wear is consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
Style: Mid Century Modern
Dimensions: 29" H x 43" W x 25" D.