Custom Crackle Glass Coffee Table by Steve Chase from Chase Designed HomeAutomaton Vintage Furnishings
Invest in a piece of design history with this elongated crackle glass coffee table by Steve Chase. Recently procured from an extraordinary coastal cliff top home in Laguna Beach which was custom designed in it's entirety by prolific Southern California based designer Steve Chase.
Work on the house began in the early 1980s and was expanded and completed by the end of that decade. Chase performed as the interior designer as well as being involved through the construction phase from start to finish. Every piece of furniture, built-in cabinetry, millwork, hearth and shelving was custom made to fit precisely to the home, featuring a generous amount of lucite, which Chase was well known for incorporating in his work, including an impressive three inch thick solid lucite banister running up a curved stairwell. The owners developed a close friendship with Chase and they travelled together on numerous occasions.
This custom designed coffee table was originally part of the exquisite living room, which as you can see in the photos provided, was uniquely Chase. This piece embodies Chase's signature design aesthetic, as described in his own words; deliberate, unexpected and with touch of humor. Featuring a thick crackle glass top that Chase often utilized in his work that is encased in a chrome banding around the edge. This top is supported by two sturdy cylindrical chrome bases, which were anchored to the floor. The glass surface is fabricated of three layers. The top and the bottom are pieces of smoked glass and the middle is comprised of a layer of crackle glass which displays multiple veining and sections to create a textured, eye catching design.
So get your hands on a fragment of an incredible story with this time honored coffee or cocktail table you can regale about to your guests for years to come. This piece can be used in a living room, games room, family room, den or bedroom. It would also be an apt choice for a corporate, retail or hospitality location such as a boutique hotel, restaurant waiting area, cocktail bar, members club, workspace studio, executive office or in a luxe clothing emporium.
Top 1" thick
Very good vintage condition. Some signs of use commensurate with age are evident. Some small scuffs and minor scratches to the chrome bases. Presents extremely well. Note, this item was made to anchor to the floor for protection against tipping over.