John Risley was (1919-2002) an sculptor, an artist and a furniture designer Waterville, Maine. His satirical line drawings of pompous, armor-clad Medieval warriors which brought him international success and recognition. He then turned to creating his line drawings into furniture design making unusual wire pieces including owl and other animal shaped tables, women and men stools and chairs to match. His furniture has become highly sought after for its character and clean design, and rare to get your hands on.
The whimsical and stunning owl table from Risley's 1950's figural series is available through this website for a whopping $1800!