Dining Table by Dyrlund of Denmark, Lotus/Flip-Flap
This elegant and stylish dining table was designed and made in Denmark in the 1960s by Dyrlund. Constructed using matching teak timbers.
It is sometimes called the lotus or flip-flap table.
It is the most interesting dining table I've had to sell.
It is the top that is so unusual, ingenious and very practical. The table sits four people comfortably, but when you have a few friends around you can then pull out the hidden leaves from just under the surface. They then flap out to form an outer ring that sits up to eight people. (You don't need to take the top off to pull the leaves out).
The table is on a central pedestal with a four star base, the best looking and most practical arrangement.
The hinges are brass and exposed. Always an attractive feature - brass and teak.
It is in amazingly good condition - It was bought in the 1960s at Harrods in London, and has always had a table cover to protect it from the sun, when not in use.
The table can be easily stored or transported. The top lifts off via its locating rods, the leaves lift out, and the pedestal can be unbolted.
The last two photos show a set of 6 chairs by Svend Madsen, bought at the same time by the family at Harrods. They are for sale on anther page.
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The measurements are 110 cm diameter, 150 cm when extended, and 72 cm high.