Petal table

designed 1960; made 1960-74
Designed by Richard Schultz (American, born in 1926), Manufactured by Knoll International (American, founded in 1938)

Object Place: East Greenville, Pennsylvania


Overall: 48.3 x 40.6 cm (19 x 16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carved and painted redwood, enameled aluminum

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art


Tables, stands, screens


Unidentified collector, Brookline, MA who owned it for 20+ years; 1992, purchased from Brookline collector by Normand Mainville, owner of Machine Age, Boston, for his private use; 2008, purchased from Mainville for the MFA (Accession date: March 26, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Grace and Floyd Lee Bell Fund, Mr. James G. Hinkle, Jr. and Mr. Roy Hammer, and William and Deborah Elfers


All images courtesy of Knoll, Inc.