Paul Kingma small coffee table Fedam
Paul Kingma inspired small coffee table from Fedam.
beautiful brutalist inspired piece;
subtle natural colours, dark brown concrete/cement with stone, slate, agate, brass and copper inlays;
2 imbedded coins: a South African krugerrand and an Elizabeth II;
pedestal base covered with matching stone/slate;
Paul Kingma is a well known dutch sculptor and mosaic artist; his coffee and salon tables are each a unique piece of art. His life motto was: “Onvergankelijkheid, gebruiksgemak, onkwetsbaarheid en arbeidsvreugde” translated: Imperishability, ease of use, invulnerability and (job satisfaction) joy of craftsmanship.
signed with an imbedded brass strip: Design (???), possibly Ramburrem;
vintage, retro, mid-century modern
80s, 1980s, eighties
table-top is 4,5 cm thick
Conditiongood, some wear