This large, vintage console table is crafted of heavy white marble with pale grey veining. The thick, hexagonal top is slightly pointed at the front and back and is supported on stout, rectangular block legs. Born in Nebraska, Edgar Britton was a painter, muralist and sculptor. He worked in Iowa with Grant Wood from 1920-24 and then moved to Chicago in 1925, where he worked on various architectural commissions. Due to health reasons he moved to Colorado in 1942 where he remained until his death. Britton taught at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center and focused mainly on creating sculpture during this period.
MAKER Designer: Edgar Britton (American, 1901-82)
PROVENANCE Zonta Chapel, University Hospital (Denver, CO, 1962-2007).
DATE c. 1962
DIMENSIONS Width 72 Depth 24 Height 36 in.
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