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Paolo Buffa Attr Mobile Dry Cocktail Bar Chinoiserie Cabinet, Mid-Century Modern

$2,101.91

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Attributed to Paolo Buffa, circa 1946. An elegant standing dry bar in walnut and birch wood with beautiful Asian decorations on both front doors. The inside of this beautiful cabinet is full of glass mirror parts which is very particular for the designer. Authentic light electric cable. Studying the oeuvre of Milanese architect and designer Paolo Buffa (1903–1970) is generally a lesson in sophisticated, inventive classicism. Whether he was producing furnishings for a swish ski-resort hotel or constructing gracious villas for the haute bourgeoisie of Italy’s northern Lombardy region, where he lived, Buffa’s work was marked by unmistakable suavity. Consider a rosewood-and-walnut buffet he conceived in the 1930s with a towering mirrored shelving unit sprouting from its top like an exotic chinoiserie trellis. Or an Italian Empire–inflected secretary whose proportions are stretched and plumped to almost cartoonish effect.

Details

  • Attributed to
    Paolo Buffa (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 47.25 in. (120 cm)Width: 23.63 in. (60 cm)Depth: 19.69 in. (50 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1946
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location
    CH
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2423321358622

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    Ships From: Switzerland
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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