RARE T H Robsjohn Gibbings Widdicomb mid century modern coffee table circa 1950. Excellent condition with original label underneath. Measures 72.5" long by 16.5" high by 18.5" wide at the center. Classic modern design, hand made with simple clean lines. Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905–1976) was a British-born architect and furniture designer. He studied architecture at London University. He afterwards worked briefly as a naval architect, designing ocean liner interiors, and then as art director for a motion picture studio. In 1926, he became a salesman for an antiques dealer who specialized in Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture, and Robsjohn-Gibbings was assigned prominent accounts such as Elizabeth Arden and Neiman Marcus. In the late 1930's and 1940's he was the most important decorator in America. After opening a shop on New York's Madison Avenue in 1936, Robsjohn-Gibbings proceeded to design houses from coast to coast for such scions as Doris Duke, Alfred A. Knopf, and Thelma Chrysler Foy.