About Tulip Table Bases
Comfortably seated in your dining chair, you get up to get more orange juice and unknowingly hit one of the table legs of your rectangular, four-legged dining table. Tables with tulip table bases are ingenious alternatives to designs with multiple legs. First introduced in 1958 by Eero Saarinen after his five-year quest to find a unique design, the Knoll Saarinen table soon became famous. This table is now known to us by its popularized name, the tulip table. The remarkable design of this table is not only artistically pleasing, it also serves as a practical solution to restricted legroom, a common problem with basic dining room furniture designs. You will find a vast inventory of tulip table bases on eBay. Vintage dining table bases with matching marble and wood tops are classy add-ons for large kitchens, dens, and dining areas. Add clear vases on white tiles or ceramic or stone ornaments on dark tops for a beautiful effect. A pedestal table base made in cast aluminum with a Rilsan finish is sturdy and has a clean, symmetrical quality that can complement both contemporary and vintage interiors.