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William Watting for Fristho Sideboard in Wood and Brass

Sale price$8,700.00

William Watting for Fristho, sideboard, teak, brass, lacquered wood, The Netherlands, 1950s.

Elegant lacquered wooden sideboard with teak top and brass detailing. Very slim tapered brass legs that come together in two triangle shapes that makes the design light and subtle. There is plenty of storage space, three drawers are situated in the middle of the sideboard and there are double doors with shelving inside at both sides.

Fristho (1921-1978) was a design manufacturer in the north of The Netherlands. Jean Baptist Merckx and Gustaaf Andries de Vries founded the company. They had a good eye for the time and at an early stage adopted both Scandinavian and American design. In the sixties, Fristho advertised themselves with being 'No. 1 in Nordic design'. At the same time Fristho was rooted in Dutch functionalism.

Please note that this piece is in good, used condition needs new lacquer on the doors. Restoration can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece contains 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.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Fristho (Manufacturer) William Watting (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1950s
  • dimensions Height 29.65 in. Width 88.59 in. Depth 16.97 in.
  • dimensions Height 75.3 cm Width 225 cm Depth 43.1 cm
  • material Brass Lacquer Teak Wood
  • origin Netherlands
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50112593