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Silvio Cavatorta Sideboard in Mahogany with Mirror

Sale price$6,450.00

Silvio Cavatorta, sideboard with mirror, metal, mahogany veneer, glass, Italy, 1958.

Elegant Italian sideboard designed by Silvio Cavatorta in 1958. This large cabinet is equipped with six drawers, a glass shelf and a large mirror. The piece is excuted in mahogany veneer that contrasts beautifully with the metal handles and legs of this piece. The tapered legs on the side of the cabinet rise up to hold the mirror and the shelf underneath. The frame of the sizable mirror is made in mahogany wood.

Silvio Cavatorta (1899-1957) was an Italian designer. His father, Eugenio Cavatorta founded the furniture and upholstery company Cavatorta in 1869. Silvio, one of thirteen children, started working for the family business after the First World War. He was the main designer for the Cavatorta business, the furniture was mainly intended for complete home or business furnishings. During the Second World War Silvio continued to work, even under German occupation. Silvio his son, Franco (born in 1925) studied to be an architect and graduated in 1950. During his university years he completed internships in the studios of Le Corbusier, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl and Sven Markelius. Franco Cavatorta was the one to introduce the new style, generally defined as 'Swedish', and took it in production in his fathers furniture factory.
Please note that this item is in good, used condition with signs of age and use. This includes a damage of the veneer on one area and general wear on the piece. Restoration is possible before shipping by our experienced craftspeople in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized restoration is possible as well.

The mahogany type used for this piece does not require an export license.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Silvio Cavatorta (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1950s
  • dimensions Height 120 cm Width 188 cm Depth 51 cm
  • dimensions Height 47.25 in. Width 74.02 in. Depth 20.08 in.
  • material Glass Mahogany Metal Mirror
  • origin Italy
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45011178