Edouard Redont was a landscape architect, from Champigny sur Vesle and worked for the Department of the Marne. Born February 13, 1862 and died March 7, 1942. Edouard Redont was one of the greatest landscapers at the beginning of the century. In 1900, Mr. Redont won the gold medal at the 1900 World's Fair, for a public park he designed in Europe. Redont, along with Henri Prost co-founded in 1911 the Société Française des Urbanistes. The faux bois table has been attributed to his work and believed to have been made circa 1900.