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Experience the epitome of mid-century elegance with this stunning 1940s Italian dry bar, masterfully designed by the renowned Osvaldo Borsani. This exquisite piece combines the luxurious textures of Jatoba wood, brass, and black glass to create a functional yet highly stylish addition to any sophisticated interior.

This dry bar is a true testament to Borsani’s genius, reflecting his ability to blend practicality with high aesthetic value. The exterior is crafted from rich Jatoba wood, known for its durability and striking grain patterns. The dark, lustrous finish of the wood is complemented by sleek brass accents, which add a touch of glamour and refinement.

The black glass top provides a smooth, reflective surface that is both elegant and easy to clean, perfect for a bar setting. It accentuates the overall design and serves as a sophisticated counter for preparing and serving drinks.

The dry bar features two central doors, which open to reveal ample storage space for bottles. This section is illuminated automatically when the doors are opened, showcasing the contents in a warm, inviting light.

 On either side of the central storage are additional compartments, each with a door that opens to reveal space designed specifically for storing drinking glasses, shakers, and other bar essentials. These compartments also light up when opened, enhancing the visibility and appeal of the items stored within.

The central storage area includes two small drawers, ideal for organizing smaller items such as bar tools, coasters, or napkins.

The Visionary Designer
Osvaldo Borsani (1911-1985) was an influential figure in Italian design, known for his innovative approach and meticulous craftsmanship. He co-founded the furniture company Tecno, which became a hallmark of high-quality, functional design. Borsani's work is celebrated for its clean lines, use of luxurious materials, and a perfect blend of form and function. His designs are highly sought after by collectors and design aficionados worldwide.

Durable and visually striking, Jatoba wood forms the primary structure, offering both beauty and longevity.

Polished brass fittings add a touch of vintage glamour and sophistication.

The sleek black glass top provides a modern and practical surface.

Interior lights that turn on automatically when doors are opened, highlighting the elegance of the storage space.

Height : 48.04 in (122 cm)Width: 61.82 in (157 cm)Depth: 16.93 in (43 cm)

This piece is a genuine example of Borsani's work from the 1940s, reflecting the high standards of Italian mid-century design. It has been meticulously preserved to maintain its original charm and functionality, making it a valuable addition to any home or collection.

Elevate your entertaining experience with this sophisticated 1940s Italian dry bar by Osvaldo Borsani. Its timeless design, exceptional craftsmanship, and functional elegance make it a standout piece that will enhance any stylish interior. Whether used as a functional bar or a collector's showpiece, this dry bar is sure to impress and delight for generations to come.

Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of design history. Secure this stunning dry bar today and bring a touch of Italian elegance into your home.

The sideboard will be shipped insured overseas in a custom made wooden crate. Cost of transport to the US, Euro 2250, is crate included.

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