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 Side Table in Hardwood by Giuseppe Scapinelli, 1950s, Brazil

$ 6,000
  • Description
    Available today, this bar or side table in Hardwood & brass designed by Giuseppe Scapinelli, 1950s, Brazil is one of a kind!

    The piece features a Caviuna hardwood structure with brass finishes. The piece has a very futuristic and dynamic design, and feels like it is moving fast. It consists of 2 shelves held together by thin brass bars. The piece has 4 legs and can work as a bar, side table or accent table.

    The piece is showcased in our gallery next to a Sergio Rodrigues Credenza and a Vintage Green Chaise Lounge and looks nothing less than gorgeous (images)

    A table like this can blend into almost any type of contemporary, Mid-Century Modern, boho chic, or modern environment. Attached contemporary publications showcasing the same piece

    Giuseppe Scapinelli was born in 1891 in Modena, Italy, but like many of his Italian fellows, he crossed the ocean and immigrated to Brazil where he started a new life. An accomplished painter, ceramist, and sculptor, he began his career as a furniture designer in the early 1950s.
    Scapinelli was both a furniture maker and retailer in 1950s-1960s in São Paulo. His futuristic style is easily recognizable because of the curvy lines and soft shapes, inspired by the Italian design of the 1940s, a departure from the mainstream designs of his fellow retailers. His pieces are beautifully crafted in Brazilian traditional wood. He designed and produced many unique pieces for distinctive São Paulo homes. Scapinelli died in 1982.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Brazil
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Brass, Hardwood, Hand-Crafted, Woodwork.
    Condition: Good. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. The wood has been refinished. Besides the marks of age in the legs the piece is in excellent condition.
    Creation Date: 1950's
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Brazilian Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 712987
  • Dimensions
    W. 27 in; H. 19 in; D. 13.5 in;
    W. 68.58 cm; H. 48.26 cm; D. 34.29 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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