Art Deco burl walnut and glass bed side table in the manner of Gaetano Borsani set/2
Walnut burl comes usually from the root bole of walnut trees, where a large ball often occurs. This is most common on orchard trees, which are northern California walnut (Juglans hindsii) with the nut producing English walnut (Juglans regia) grafted to it. Some burl may also be found at the graft line of these trees. The burls are sustainably harvested when the trees are removed to replant the orchard.
This beautiful nighstand or side table set of two is from the 1930s and probably designed by Gaetano Borsani. They can be used as bedside table but also as a side table for hime decoration. Very rare.