Offered by: Mary Kay's Furniture
10534 York Road, Suite 3 Cockeysville, MD 21030 , United States Call Seller 410.852.4896


Mid-Century Teak Bar Cart Torbjorn Afdal for Bruksbo Norway

$ 5,500
  • Description
    Absolutely beautiful and functional Mid-Century Modern “flip top” teak bar cabinet/ cart by Torbjorn Afdal for Mellemstrands Mobelfabrik / Bruksbo of Norway, circa 1960s. Makers Stamp (Bruksbo A-S mobelfabriken Solid gjovik made in Norway} on the inside drawer.. Featuring richly grained teak, with a fully finished back and teak interior. The finished back side makes this cart ideal for placement in an open floor plan, making it a great focal point. The beautiful black laminate top and brass hardware creates a stunning contrast. Elegant, yet functional, the black laminate bar top slides and flips opens for an extended surface on both sides when entertaining, doubling the serving space and transforming the cabinet into a “stand up” service bar. The two cabinet doors, complete with one original key, open and effortlessly lock into place to secure the bar top during use. Three drawers, two felt-lined and one beautifully dovetailed, offer ample storage for bar accessories and bottles. Brass rails on the inside of the two doors provide plenty of space for glasses. Mounted on castor wheels for easy maneuverability when entertaining and accommodating guests. When not in use, this unique cart closes to function as an attractive side piece to display books, décor. A perfect addition to any style of interior…truly a showstopper!
    Condition Report: Construction is strong & sturdy; no obvious flaws, doors and locking hardware and castors in good working order.

    Makers Stamp: (Bruksbo A-S mobelfabriken Solid gjovik made in Norway) on inside drawer
    Designer: Torbjorn Afdal
    Manufacturer: Mellemstrands Mobelfabrik/Bruksbo
    Origin: Norway
    Date of Manufacture: 1960
    Period: 1960-1969, Mid-Century Modern
    Materials and Techniques: Teak, brass
    Condition: Good
    Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
    Measurements: 30 ¼” wide closed, 60 ½” wide open, 16 ¼” deep, 35″ high
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Norway
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Teak, brass.
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 1960's
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century, Scandinavian Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 729008
  • Dimensions
    W. 60.5 in; H. 35 in; D. 16.25 in;
    W. 153.67 cm; H. 88.9 cm; D. 41.28 cm;
Message from Seller:

Mary Kay’s Furniture is owned and operated by Mary Kay located at 930 N Kresson Street Baltimore, Maryland 21205. Our goal is to offer affordable yet elegant and unique furnishings of the highest quality, making every effort to accurately describe and photograph any and all items to the best of our ability. (410) 852-4896 Email:

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