The elegant Egyptian Table easily collapses for storage with the
release of a small brass sliding latch beneath the tabletop - a
flexible design that exemplifies the functionalism inherent in
classic furniture types. For Lassen and his contemporaries,
function was paramount. Their approach - strongly influenced by
Kaare Klint - often began with the careful study and refinement of
long-existing archetypes such as safari-style knockdown chairs,
British Windsor and Chippendale chairs, and flexible, practical
tables like the Egyptian Table.
These clear, proven furniture types appealed to mid-century
design and architecture visionaries, upholding their core belief
that intelligent, purposeful design never goes out of style.
The base is crafted from solid wood and features a veneered