Joaquim Tenreiro (1906-1992)

Large sideboard (sold)
circa 1950

This elegant sideboard, entirely veneered with varnished jacaranda, presents four invisible drawers and opens with two double doors, closing with two keys. The inside is with painted and presents shelves. The whole stands on three large slender feet, with rounded edges, giving to this sideboard the lightness effect Tenreiro was looking for. The vein of the jacaranda is particularly enhanced thanks to the varnish and its veneer on all the faces.

Height 80 cm (31 ½ in) - Length 245 cm (96 ½ in) - Depth 45 cm (17 ¾ in)

Provenance :
Collection privée, Rio de Janeiro, Brésil

Références bibliographiques:
- Catalogue de l’exposition «Modernité du design brésilien de 1950 à 1980», du 6 septembre au 31 octobre 2018, Galerie Chastel-Maréchal, Paris, notre enfilade reproduite pp. 58-59
- Tenreiro, André Seffrin & al., éditions Bolsa de arte, Rio de Janeiro, 1998, pp. 21, 75

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