9.21.2013

Aesthtic Movement Side table

It is the weekend, and I really should be hanging with my kids, but I have to share these lovely Aesthetic Movement tables.  I have been hunting high and low for a well priced one and I have yet to have any luck...Really, the ideal height would be around 21" rather than 30",  which is the more common height...

If you are interested, the Aesthetic Movement began in the late 1860s as an intellectual rally against the industrial revolution.  Its motto was "art for arts' sake." Designers looked to the East  for inspiration; Japanese art especially had a strong influence.  There is a great discussion on the Aesthetic Movement that you can read here.  Enjoy.


   

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