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Bars - Large Upright

This Art Deco bar is an outstanding vintage English fold open or envelope bar. This design is where the top folds out and open to create a large curved serving area and where the front doors open outward to reveal multi-tiered interior shelves.

The dimensions are 33" wide (along the front and 23" wide along the rear) x 17" deep x 41 1/2" tall. The two top panels that fold out are each 17" wide and when extended provide a total serving area of approximately 67" in width along the front! Large enough to serve cocktails to large dinner parties and gatherings with ease!

This very rare example is made of a stunning bookmatched and rayflecked exotic mahogany exterior with the interior shelves and storage areas lined in the same exotic mahogany (all other cabinets of this design are walnut). The bar service top is a woodgrained formica top that allows carefree entertaining. The tops flip open and rest on two door panels that fold out from the sides to support the tops. The top bar area has a curved see-through glass panel that looks down into the bar itself. There are two shelves along with a built-in liquor storage area on the bottom.

The bar comes with it's original light (re-wired for American circuit).

An original polished chrome serving tray, two original polished chrome juicers and a set of original bakelite martini picks may be available with the cabinet; please inquire at time of purchase as quantities are very limited of these original bar accessories.

The back of the bar has two sliding glass doors. The bar is finished on all sides and can be freestanding in the room. It is on casters so it can easily be moved from room to room for bar service as needed when needed.

The Art Deco cocktail cabinet has been refinished using the most expensive finishing products on the market that are totally water and alcohol impervious! You will NEVER have to worry about water or alcohol damage EVER occurring to your beautiful cabinet. The finishing product is also extremely resilient to bumps, bruises and scratches and will provide carefree use with only a minimum of TLC. All metal hardware has been removed and hand polished to a gleaming result, including service pieces.

This is among the finest and rarest offerings of this style bar. Superior design and woods with the exceptional refinishing work that only the skilled artisans of Deco-Dence can produce!

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Art Deco bar. This is one of the most incredible Art Deco cocktail cabinets that Deco-Dence currently has in it's inventory! A German Art Deco drinks cabinet that has a very Biedermeier look and influence. Fully relacquered in the exceptional manner that only Deco-Dence can do, this piece will truly be the centerpiece of your after dinner drinks with your guests.

Made of an exotic bookmatched and quilted burl with a beautiful butterfly pattern on the two front doors. Interior is lined in a quilted blonde sycamore. Base has two rectangular supports in the back that flow into a vertical support for two round tapered legs in the front. Drinks cabinet opens to reveal mirrored back and bottom with two glass shelves. A pull-out drawer rests between the drinks cabinet area and the bottom support with a flat work surface surrounding it. Dimensions are 15 1/2" deep x 48 3/4" tall x 42 7/8" wide. Exceptionally restored to it's original hand-rubbed high gloss finish on the exterior as well as the interior. One-of-a-kind!

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Art Deco bar. One of the finest Art Deco cocktail cabinets available in the United States today! Elegant, sophisticated and refined describe this outstanding selection from Deco-Dence. Relacquered to our highest standards - inside and out - with the finest in handrubbed lacquer available today. Beautiful bookmatched and burled amboyna veneer exterior with a sycamore interior hand detailed to a silky smooth finish. Design attributed to the genius of noted British designer Ray Hille.

The top bar service area features two large original peach colored mirrors on the back and bottom service areas with a glass shelf. A beatiful reverse etched pattern is found on the back peach mirror. Top of bar has a mechanism to hold top open and the two front doors open outward to reveal four original shelves to hold cordial or smaller beverage stems. Top features original chrome juicer in it's own separate sycamore holder with six original red bakelite martini picks. A pullout service shelf with ivory bakelite pulls also features the original peach mirror service area.

Bottom bar service area features original cutouts for liquor bottles or shaker display. This area is also mirrored with the original mirrors along the back and the bottom to enhance display. A glass shelf is also contained in this area of the cabinet.

Both the top and bottom bar service areas feature their original English light fixtures, re-wired for American electric service, that turn on and off automatically when the doors are opened or closed. All hardware and trim are original to the piece and have been hand polished to a gleaming result.

On either side of the bar service areas are two magnificent display areas with reverse etched pattern on the glass doors that match the reverse etched pattern on the back peach mirror on the top bar service area. These display areas have two plate glass shelves to show off your vintage cocktail service collection. The bottom of the side areas can also be used for display in addition to the glass shelves. Halogen lights have been added to the side displays to provide enhanced lighting for your barware and bar collectibles.

Dimensions of this magnificent piece are 64" wide x 54" tall x 19" deep.

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English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, front view, all doors closed
English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, service doors open
English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, bar service area
English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, closeup of brass hardware
Art Deco bar. English Art Deco cocktail cabinet. Incredible, one of a kind burled elm with burled walnut in a large upright style. Exceptional design with elegant, almost French designer touches in it's appealing look. Huge expanse of elegant and expensive burled elm covers entire front of the cabinet with beautiful burled walnut on sides and top. Design attributed to the genius of noted British designer Ray Hille.

Interiors behind side doors are lined in mahogany and cedar. Built-in mirrored and lighted liquor storage area with silver juicer in it's own mahogany holder is found behind center bottom doors. Two storage drawers beneath liquor storage is ideal for barware storage.

Cabinet sets on a plinth base that extends up the sides to form an elegant scroll detail. Hand-carved details adorn the corners of the base. Retains elegant original Art Deco brass hardware.

Bar service area is lined in a beautiful, high gloss mahogany that looks as reflective as a mirror. Cabinet retains it's original label. The original six red bakelite topped martini picks are still in place. Bar service door is mirrored.

Original finish completely relacquered with at least 15 coats of new hand-rubbed lacquer applied to original base after hand preparation. Hand-finished to a silky smooth high gloss finish on the exterior and bar service area with satin in the storage areas. Dimensions are 17 1/2" deep x 58 1/2" wide x 49 1/2" tall. Exceptional large upright cabinet.

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English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, Michelle bar, all doors closed
English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, Michelle bar, birdseye maple bar service area
English burled elm and burled walnut cocktail cabinet, Michelle bar, closeup of brass and ivory bakelite hardware
Art Deco bar. Another exceptional English Art Deco cocktail cabinet swathed in only the finest and very expensive burled elm with burled walnut accents.

Burled elm door fronts create a visually stunning effect. Stepped in, curved and stair stepped on the back side storage/display corners in burled walnut are interesting touches. The top provides a nice flat expanse of beautiful burled walnut surface for display.

Bar service area is lined in birdseye maple. Cutouts hold various sizes of liquor glasses. Glass topped service area moves forward when doors are opened. Bar service area is mirrored and also feature original bar tools with six reproduction silverplate martini picks.

Plenty of storage is featured behind two doors on bottom. This area will be mirrored and lighted to enhance it's display characteristics and is included in price. Final rubout on bar exterior still to be performed with birdseye maple bar service area to receive lacquer to bring out it's beautiful grain. The base of the cabinet is a nice three stepped stair stepped design. Relacquered and hand detailed original finish.

Original brass and ivory bakelite hardware is an exceptional example of authentic Art Deco design. Handles still to be polished. Dimensions are 17" deep x 39 1/2" wide x 52 1/2" tall.

Please inquire SOLD
 
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