Mid Century tall sideboard/ buffet by Austinsuites, London UK c,1957. Teak construction, with three sliding drawers and two lower drawers.
Dimensions- 1,245 h x 1,362 L x 410 w mm 420-440 w x 340-240 h mm (internal spaces)
Design/ origin- Original owner imported this many years ago along with other Austinsuites furniture. Originally purchased in Essex in 1957.
Unusual tall sideboard, with multi functional storage spaces. Three central sliding drawers, with internal cocktail area with pull-out platform. These are lined with Maple timber, contrasting to the external Teak. There are two lower concealed drawers, one of which is for cutlery, lined with original brown felt.
Sideboard is well constructed, siting on a solid Teak base with cigar tapered legs, bolted to the frame. The rear is an attractive black-wood type wood veneer, edged with a boarder.
Condition- Sideboard has been restored. Finished with a Osmo hard wax. Teak in vibrant and colourful. There are a few defects as pictured. The top has an old scratch and with a few small chips to the edges. There is a knock to one side. A repaired area on the corner of the drawer. Internal areas have some old marks. However as you can see this item presents very well.