this cleverly designed mid-century set of nesting tables designed by Bertha Schaefer (American 1895-1971) for M. Singer & Sons with rectangular case table fitted on the underside with 4 round drop-leaf slide-in collapsible tables suspended from slots; with label 'M. Singer & Sons, New York Chicago'; In 1924 Schaefer founded Bertha Schaefer Interiors. Her company designed Bauhaus-inspired furniture and interiors for both residences and businesses.
of campaign style, each with semi-attached leather cushion above a wooden frame with faux bamboo perimeter border fitted with brass mounts; excellent vintage condition with new upholstery; nice patina to wood with some pitting to brass mounts
the square table with serpentine sides adorned with black hand-tooled perimeter border; raised on faux bamboo supports; refinished with new leather upholstery; Barnard and Simonds Co. (1898-1967), Rochester, NY, moving to Grand Rapids, MI in 1959; purchased by Baker Furniture in 1967