Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Italian Lacquered Goatskin Serving Bar Cart by Aldo Tura

$ 4,200
  • Description
    A beautiful and functional service bar cart by Italian designer Aldo Tura (1909-1963) circa 1950-60s. The glamorous design embodies the jetsetter's lifestyle of the mid-20th century when the luxury lies in the exotic material and craftmanship. The two-tier cart on three brass wheels features curvy handle that gracefully extend to the sides. The surface is covered with lacquered goatskin and highlighted with bronze medallion and ball hardware. With the passing time, the piece has developed an attractive mellow patina.
    Aldo Tura was an Italian furniture designer and craftsman. Starting in the 1930s, he established his signature look of his work by using unique materials such as. lacquered goatskin and brass inlays, which demands complex and labor-intensive work. This pieces, although carry much spirit of the period, somehow manage to remain timeless and often work perfectly with different interiors
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: lacquered goatskin on wood, glass, brass and bronze
    Condition: Good. Minor wear such as minute nicks and marks scattered and blended in. Warm and even patina on both skin and brass. A couple of very light scratches on the glass, expected from gentle use. Great aged and cared presence.
    Creation Date: 1950-60s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 645329
  • Dimensions
    W. 36 in; H. 26.5 in; D. 24 in;
    W. 91.44 cm; H. 67.31 cm; D. 60.96 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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