Nature’s Masterpiece Vintage Mid-Century. Old Growth Pacific Red Burl Wood. Is investing in Vintage Collectible. Do Vintage Collectible and Antiques Usually. Increase in value over time? Why Not Own & Enjoy this Artistic. Rare Burl Wood Collectable. Sculpture and Functional Table? Burl wood is used by artists to create sculptures and other items, such as clocks and furniture. Highly prized by artists and collectors alike. Because of the age. Unique shapes and ring patterns. Please see more about Burl Wood at the end of this listing. Depending what angle you look at it from it resembles the head of a Rhino, Bird, Bear, Shark, Crocodile, back of a Manta Ray; if you look at the knobs on the sides and below, you may even find a troll, gnome or leprechaun (Please see the pictures you may find other images). As with most rustic, antique or vintage wood items have some natural cracks, sap pockets and bird or bug holes; that is what makes a piece of furniture like this very interesting. This Redwood Burl Coffee/Cocktail Table is in. The table top has an easy to clean lacquer protective finish while the branch base is left natural. It measures at its extreme points 41 inches long by 35 inches wide; the slab is 3 inches thick and the total height with the Natural Branch Base is 16 inches. The top weighs approximately 48 pounds and the base adds another 30 pounds. I took pictures in outdoor natural, artificial and flash light. Flash, the bright Arizona Sun and or the lighting causes color change create bright white areas, and reflections are not a part of the actual piece. When it was made I have no idea. How old was the burl that it came from, I also have no idea; it could be thousands of years old. We acquired this Redwood Burl Wood Coffee/Cocktail Table along with a matching Redwood Burl Wall Clock in the early 1970’s at and estate sale. A very talented person, unknown to us, hand-crafted those collectibles sometime during the mid-20. We love them but now we are downsizing our home and it is time for someone to appreciate and enjoy them by giving them a new home. Yes, Own Use & Enjoy. Rare Burl Wood Collectable! Thank You For Viewing! It is my goal to describe all items accurately as possible. Please see all photos as they are part of the description. We take great pride in our listings – and guarantee that everything we sell is represented with the best of our knowledge accurately within our written description and pictures. This is a Where Is, Phoenix , AZ – As Is. We highly recommend that you use a. Reputable fully insured company. We will provide you with as much information as we can to assist with any claims. Why is Burl Wood Rare? First the number of. Trees that produce burl wood is quite low. Rare and prized than others. Why is Red Wood Burl So Rare. The main reason Redwood Burls only grows in one place in the world; by the Pacific Coastal Redwoods. Can grow to a. Tend to occur in. They can encircle the entire trunk and often grow new redwood trees. Giant Sequoia Redwood trees are some of the oldest living thing on planet earth and. Is being rightly highly protected by governments. Today Redwood Burls are. Most must wait for a burls and stumps to wash down rivers land on a beach and provided they are no bigger than a small car, can then be picked up. The process of cleaning, drying, milling, and curing can take a year and half before they can be worked. With less logging taking place there is less burl coming down the rivers, this has made the price of modern burl to skyrocket into price ranges that are untouchable for most people. Vintage Natural Old Growth Pacific Redwood Burl Wood Coffee/Cocktail Table. This Redwood Burl Wood Coffee Table is in very good if not. I’m defiantly not a photographer or an expert. Condition statement is given as a courtesy to buyers; I cannot guarantee the accuracy, but it is what I believe based on the limits of my knowledge and experience. We acquired this Redwood Burl Wood Coffee/Cocktail Table along with a matching Redwood Burl Wall Clock in the early 1970’s at and estate sale; a very talented person unknown to us during the mid 20. Century hand-crafted these collectibles. We love them but now we are down-sizing our home and it is time for someone to appreciate and enjoy them by giving them a new home. Customer Service Policy & About Me. Ive never had to face a single Ethical or legal complaint or challenge of my business practices from any licensing agency, legal entity (real estate & financial services) and never been threatened with a lawsuit arising from my business or personal activities (except auto speeding tickets). You can be assured that if you choose to do business with me you can expect the same level of ethics and fair dealing from me. The item “Antique Old Growth Redwood Burl Wood Coffee Table Collectible Vintage Furniture” is in sale since Thursday, March 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Vintage, Retro, Mid-Century\Unspecified, Unknown Date”. The seller is “jerrylaurie13″ and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.