Fantastic AND Ficks Reed!!! This is a gorgeous large square coffee table by John Wisner for Ficks Reed. It is comprised of a stout rattan base, and it features a wonderful white tile top including four tiles with black painted Asian designs of fans and symbols… it’s absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! This coffee table is from Ficks Reed’s Far Horizons collection by John Wisner which was introduced in 1954. It is designed with sturdy and stylish crossbars with rattan ties on the corners on all four sides of the coffee table. And the design of this awesome Campaign style coffee table is classic allowing it to work with many decor aesthetics and styles from traditional to mid-century modern. It will be wonderful in your living room across from your sofa or in the family room among a wonderful pair of lounge chairs.
The Ficks Reed Furniture Company was originally established by Louis Ficks as the National Carriage and Reed Company in 1885. For over 125 years they built their reputation manufacturing high quality furniture using wicker, rattan, woven peel, bamboo, and selected hardwoods. They furnished both residential and commercial environments including prestigious hotels, clubs, restaurants, and resorts. They collaborated with world renowned designers including icons such as Paul Laszlo, John Wisner, Dorothy Draper, Paul T. Frankl, and others. Every piece of Ficks Reed furniture is hand worked to the highest quality which maintained their legacy as a leading manufacturer. Ficks Reed closed its manufacturing facilities in Cincinnati Ohio in 2011.
John B. Wisner graduated from Parson’s School of Design, 1935. He was first employed as a designer at W & J Sloane, Dorothy Draper, Inc. Soon after, he established his own firm in 1952 and commissioned to design furniture for the Ficks Reed Company as well as serving his own clients. He was noted for his “Far Horizons Collection” for Ficks Reed which was introduced in 1954. Mr. Wisner passed away in 2007.
This is a fabulous rattan & white tile coffee table exuding Campaign style excellence and it has a solid reputation from an iconic designer and manufacturer. So, what are you waiting for? Make it yours!!