Skyscraper occasional table
USA, c. 1930
black, red and silver lacquered wood
36 w × 12 d × 18¾ h in (91 × 30 × 48 cm)
"The simplicity of Oriental art has had a definite influence upon the style of today. Not only have we learned the art of elimination from the Far East, but our unseeing eyes have been opened to a new conception of beauty," Paul Frankl.
literature: New Dimensions, Frankl, a similar example illustrated pl. 36 Space for Living, Frankl, pg. 72 for discussion of the Oriental style