How to Identify an Original Saarinen Table

Feb 24th
awesome Saarinen table
awesome Saarinen table

The designs of the Saarinen table by influential designers Danish of the twentieth century, is one of the most popular in the world of securities and collectors. Due to its popularity, there are many replicas and reproductions of these styles. However, there are some points that enable recognize a unique table.


12 Picture Gallery: How to Identify an Original Saarinen Table

  1. Look for a label “Herman Miller” or “Vitra” at the base of the Saarinen table. The Herman Miller is the exclusive manufacturer of Eames furniture in the United States, while the Vitra own the rights to produce the parts in Europe.
  2. Familiarize yourself with the work of Charles and Ray Eames. In the absence of the manufacturer’s label, the best way to identify an original Saarinen table is to know the visual nuances of each design.
  3. For Saarinen table with fiberglass hood, look for the label paper of Herman Miller, Zeeland, Michigan and HM printed on the bottom of the cabinet. Some older productions prior to fabrication of Herman Miller. However, the parts with a rope edge and the impression of a circle with a star on the base are probably original products.
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