Joaquim Tenreiro (1906 - 1992)

Coffee table (sold)
circa 1950

Exotic wood top, tree trunk cut horizontally. On a tripod base. The wood used for the top is called in Portuguese «Vinhàtico» and comes exclusively from Cerrado, a tropical region of Brazil in the Amazonian forest, rich for its biodiversity. Original label under the top.

Height 34 cm (13 ¼ in) - Tray width 82 cm (32 ¼ in) - Depth 76 cm (29 ¾ in).

Provenance : Collection privée, Rio de Janeiro, Brésil puis collection privée, Paris, France.

Références bibliographiques:
- Movel Moderno Brasileiro, Marcelo Vasconcellos & al., éd. Olhares e autores, Săo Paulo, 2017 p. 93, pour un modèle comparable.
- Movel brasileiro moderno, Marcelo Vasconcellos & al., éd. Aeroplano, FGV Projetos, Rio de Janeiro, 2011, p.109, pour un modèle comparable.

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