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The Pedestal Collection by Eero Saarinen was released by Knoll in 1957. Today, we commonly call this style the tulip table. 50+ years on, the trusty tulip is still quite common in modern kitchen and dining rooms. A new authentic table will set you back a few thousand but there are imitators that might do in a pinch. After the jump, check out 5 different versions, high end and low, of this classic table.

78" Saarinen White with Oval Marble Top from DWR $7,334
41" All White Ikea Docksta Table $199
48" Eero Saarinen Style Table in White with Walnut Top from Lexmod $799
32" Eero Saarinen Style Tulip Table with White Marble Top from Amazon $679
42" Burke Mid Century Modern Tulip Base Dining Table on Ebay $475

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