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JAC1

This is the first table we created out of this batch full of character and number 3 in the beginnings of Amber.

We learned that Jacoba Ortega Diaz, the addressee of the memorial plaque attached to the entrance of the building, was the eldest of 9 brothers and sisters. Number 11 at Calle Mirador was a multifamily dwelling, a popular construction in the Barrio de la Merced quarter, where neighbouring families would share toilets and other resources such as the water well or “aljibe”. Further happenings in Jacoba´s life and trips took place in the company of like-minded bullfighters and other members of the flamenco dancing community and we couldn´t help but think of a large and humble dining table where the group could sit around for a hearty meal.

This is how this tabletop happened. The legs are made of massive beechwood that we coloured in a subtle light green so the top would pop.

The legwork is dismountable for transport.

PRODUCT DATA SHEET
Measures 214 x 100 cm x 77 cm h.
Flight 5
Top thickness 7
Wood Pine
Collection Jacoba
Other materials Legs in solid beech (green stain)

available

Call us by phone: 618 107 271, talk to us by whatsapp or send us an email: info@amberstories.com. You can also leave us your information below:

    STORY

    This dwelling is covered by the Local Council´s heritage protection programme. It is listed as a bourgeois house, with rectangular main patio, 4 axis façade and lateral porch. The historic balconies and cierros (gaditan name for an enclosed balcony) are supported but fine overhanging imposts. The moulded cornice in the façade is another example of an altogether splendid construction.

    In April we were invited to have a look into this run down building in Calle Mirador 11, very close to Puerta Tierra, the landmark that separates the historic city of Cádiz from the newer developments. It was in the process of being demolished by the contractor for refurbishment. We were joyful as kids running up and down the shabby central staircase, discovering rooms and corners and trying to figure out how life was in that multifamily style housing from the late XVIII. century. This was a popular building layout in poorer quarters of the city where people living in adjacent smaller flats would share common resources such as toilets, kitchens and the moorish Aljibe (water well reservoir). The building was listed in the Local Council´s heritage protection scheme with a rating 0 (maximum) with regards to underlying archeology and rating 2 for ethnology.

    FULL STORY

    TABLES

    Jacoba Collection

    JAC1

    This is the first table we created out of this batch full of character and number 3 in the beginnings of Amber.

    We learned that Jacoba Ortega Diaz, the addressee of the memorial plaque attached to the entrance of the building, was the eldest of 9 brothers and sisters. Number 11 at Calle Mirador was a multifamily dwelling, a popular construction in the Barrio de la Merced quarter, where neighbouring families would share toilets and other resources such as the water well or “aljibe”. Further happenings in Jacoba´s life and trips took place in the company of like-minded bullfighters and other members of the flamenco dancing community and we couldn´t help but think of a large and humble dining table where the group could sit around for a hearty meal.

    This is how this tabletop happened. The legs are made of massive beechwood that we coloured in a subtle light green so the top would pop.

    The legwork is dismountable for transport.

    PRODUCT DATA SHEET
    Measures 214 x 100 cm x 77 cm h.
    Flight 5
    Top thickness 7
    Wood Pine
    Collection Jacoba
    Other materials Legs in solid beech

    available

    Call us by phone: 618 107 271, talk to us by whatsapp or send us an email: info@amberstories.com. You can also leave us your information below:

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      STORY

      This dwelling is covered by the Local Council´s heritage protection programme. It is listed as a bourgeois house, with rectangular main patio, 4 axis façade and lateral porch. The historic balconies and cierros (gaditan name for an enclosed balcony) are supported but fine overhanging imposts. The moulded cornice in the façade is another example of an altogether splendid construction.

      In April we were invited to have a look into this run down building in Calle Mirador 11, very close to Puerta Tierra, the landmark that separates the historic city of Cádiz from the newer developments. It was in the process of being demolished by the contractor for refurbishment. We were joyful as kids running up and down the shabby central staircase, discovering rooms and corners and trying to figure out how life was in that multifamily style housing from the late XVIII. century. This was a popular building layout in poorer quarters of the city where people living in adjacent smaller flats would share common resources such as toilets, kitchens and the moorish Aljibe (water well reservoir). The building was listed in the Local Council´s heritage protection scheme with a rating 0 (maximum) with regards to underlying archeology and rating 2 for ethnology.

      FULL STORY

      TABLES

      Jacoba Collection