This mid-century modern occasional table with tripod base is from the Janus line designed by Edward Wormley for Indiana based furniture manufacturer Dunbar.
After a series of successful collaborations with Dunbar, Wormley introduced the Janus line in 1957, describing the collection as following “the wisdom of blending fine furniture designs of the varied past and present to create stimulating heritage for tomorrow” in a 1960 catalog.
Furniture designs from the Janus line often incorporate materials from artists known for craftsmanship by hand; several models incorporated tiles from a variety of well-known makers including Tiffany Studios, Murano, and pioneering ceramicists Gertrud and Otto Natzler.
This Occasional Table (Model no. 5633) in walnut features the Janus line's typical tripod foot with rounded edges. The narrow tapering stem supports a squared table top with inset rectilinear glazed ceramic tiles by Gertrud and Otto Natzler in warm shades of rust orange and brown.
Height: 23 ½ inches
Overall depth: 14 ½ inches
Table top: 9 inches
Related examples illustrated:
Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California, 1945-1975, American Museum of Ceramic Art, exhibition catalog, pg. 191
Edward Wormley: The Other Face of Modernism, Gura, Weinberg and Kennedy, pg. 40