Important Mid-Century Modern table by Jos De Mey for Van Den Berghe Pauvers. This black and white formica table is made of wengé wood which shows a beautiful pattern. This design table is ideal as a side table or even as a small dining table, although it mostly has a decorative purpose. Almost not visible on the pictures, the table is stamped with VandenBerghe Pauvers mark. The table is in a absolutly stunning condition and looks very up to date in modern interiors. 1960s, Belgium. Measures: Height 75cm/29.5" Width 81cm/32" Depth 81cm/32". Background Information on Van Den Berghe Pauvers: This Gent (Belgium) based company, that dates back as far as 1742 used to produce high quality furniture. During WW2 most of the company got destroyed but they kept on existing. Luckily, because In early 50s and 60s they started to work togheter with the best Belgian designer of the time like: Gaston Eysselinck, Emiel Veranneman, Adelbert Van de Walle, François Meirlé, Jean Prouvé, Robert Verbancken, Willy Van Der Meeren, Eric Lemesre, Fernand De Vleeschouder, Leo Speiser, Jules Fonteyne, Eric Grinwis en Jos De Mey. This lead to some stunning design pieces that became very sought after. Jos De Mey: 10 februari 1928 - Gent, 22 december 2007, was a Belgian designer and artist that had an interior designing and furniture desiging company in the 1950s and 1960s. He his known for some black and white formica pieces but also for a few 1950s expo style pieces. Since 1968 he became active as a painter. Only a small amount of pieces where released by Jos De Mey and they do not come on the market very often. That is why this table, very much representing his style, is so important.