Offered by: Found Collectibles
255 West 36th St. Suite 502-503 New York City, NY 10018 , United States Call Seller 954.294.3099


Brazilian Modern Coffee table in Caviuna & Marble, Giuseppe Scapinelli, c. 1950

$ 5,000
  • Description
    Available today, this ONE-OF-A-KIND Brazilian Modern Coffee table in Caviuna & Marble designed by Giuseppe Scapinelli in the fifties is nothing less than spectacular!

    This beautiful coffee table features a sculpted base made in Caviuna wood. The edges are curved and delicate contrasting nicely with the pink marble top that rests on top of the base. The marble is delicately screwed into the wood. The wood has been refinished and the marble is the original one. The table was purchased from a private collection in Brasilia.

    Attached vintage of the popular (back in the day) coffee table.

    About the author:
    Giuseppe Scapinelli was an Italian-Brazilian furniture designer who worked primarily in the mid-20th century. He was known for his elegant and innovative designs, which often incorporated curved lines, tapered legs, and other elements that were ahead of their time.

    Scapinelli's work was heavily influenced by the Art Deco and Bauhaus movements, as well as his own personal experiences as an immigrant to Brazil. He produced a wide range of furniture pieces, including chairs, tables, cabinets, and more.

    His furniture was characterized by its sleek lines, minimalist aesthetic, and use of high-quality materials like exotic woods and brass. Scapinelli's designs were also notable for their attention to detail and commitment to quality, which made his pieces highly durable and long-lasting.

    Today, his work is highly sought after by collectors and design enthusiasts around the world. Scapinelli passed away in 1985 at the age of 75.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Hardwood, Marble, Hand-Crafted, Woodwork.
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Wood has only been refinished. Marble is original and the entire piece is in excellent condition.
    Creation Date: 1950
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Brazilian Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 712985
  • Dimensions
    W. 43 in; H. 13 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 109.22 cm; H. 33.02 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
Message from Seller:

Found Collectibles is a furniture and décor gallery located in 225 West 36th Street, Suite 503 in New York City, dedicated to sourcing unique yet timeless collections from across the globe. Each collection tells a story particular to its time and place in history. Specializing in expert craftsmanship, we only feature small-batch, high-quality designs. Contact us: Mobile: +1 954 294 3099, Landline: +1 646 649 4260

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