Coffee shop table with wooden stand and marble top

This is a coffee shop table made up of a wooden stand and marble top.The coffee shop (or ‘kopitiam’ in Hokkien) started to become an important feature in the physical and social landscape of Singapore from the 1950s as it served as a place to socialise and exchange information.

Date/Period
1960s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Gross measurement: H:78.3 x W:77 x D:77 cm
Accession No.
2008-06988
Material
wood (plant material)
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Furniture