Oval dining table designed by Aldo Tura and produced in Italy in the 1970s. This dining table is a very strong example of his work, simple in form, with a soft curved oval top affixed to an oval pedestal base. The ethereal lacquered goatskin gives a very interesting color play between yellow green and greyish tones. The table is in very good condition and is labeled, just some very minor almost not visible cracks to the lower part of the tabletop’s edge. Aldo Tura (1909-1963) was a hands-on designer who experimented greatly with traditional craftsmanship hand applied craft processes and finishes out of his workshop in Milan. He is best known for his tables and lamps, which drew on shapes from the Art Deco and Art Nouveau movements. His designs used interesting materials such as parchment, eggshell and goatskin to be center stage.