Vittorio Dassi Shelving System, Teak and Brazilian Rosewood, Milan c.1960

Vittorio Dassi Shelving System, Teak and Brazilian Rosewood, Milan c.1960

9,500.00

Vittorio Dassi's workshop in Lissone, Milan, produced fine handcrafted furniture throughout the middle of the 20th Century. This item is attributed to Edmundo Palutari who designed for Vittorio Dassi in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

The construction is solid Brazilian Rosewood, solid Teak, high quality Teak veneer in some parts. Elm and various other timbers to drawer interiors. Hand turned bolt fixtures. Brass locks, plates and keys.

This large shelving unit can be completely freestanding if you wish, with back and front finished in superb heavy teak veneer. The legs are solid Brazilian Rosewood, the shelves are solid timber in a mixture of Rosewood and Teak. 

Parts include: drinks cabinet/secretaire; small drawer unit; drawer unit with cupboard; cupboard unit with single shelf; large cupboard with shelves. All cupboards are lockable. Brass locks, all with original keys. 

Beautiful hand turned brass lugs hold all parts in place, suspended on legs/racks. 

DIMENSIONS:

Height 2 metres

Width total 2.5 metres

CONDITION:

Good. Various superficial scratches, minor splitting at bottom hinge of two cupboard doors, chipped front edge of drawer unit, one chipped foot, various marks and dents consistent with age and family use. One shelf end timber split but functional and sound.

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