Gianfranco frattini large sideboard Bernini Italy 1957






Gianfranco Frattini

Italy, 1926 – 2004
Architect, designer

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This exquisite tambour sideboard, designed by Gianfranco Frattini and manufactured by Bernini in Italy in 1957, is a remarkable example of mid-century modern craftsmanship. The sideboard is constructed from luxurious rosewood, showcasing an extraordinary warm grain that enhances its visual appeal like a work of art. To preserve its original charm its kept fully authentic, this sideboard is in good condition with only slight surface wear which is a charactristic of this production, with slight air bubbles only visible in certain light. Making it a rare find for collectors and enthusiasts. It features three tambour doors, each revealing distinct storage solutions: the left compartment houses four drawers, while the other two offer spacious storage areas.


The sideboard’s high-quality design is evident in its beautifully shaped form and meticulous finishing on all sides, allowing it to be stylishly placed in the center of a room. This versatile piece not only provides ample storage but also serves as a stunning focal point in any interior. Finding such a piece in this exceptional condition, particularly in the rosewood edition, is truly rare, making it a prized addition to any sophisticated space.


Bernini is a prestigious Italian furniture manufacturer renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship and innovative designs. Established in 1956, the company has collaborated with some of the most influential designers of the 20th century, including Gianfranco Frattini, Carlo Scarpa, and Gaetano Pesce. Bernini’s commitment to quality and detail is evident in each piece, combining traditional Italian artistry with modern aesthetics. Their creations, often considered masterpieces, continue to be highly sought after by collectors and design aficionados worldwide, embodying timeless elegance and superior functionality.

Designer: Gianfranco Frattini
Type: Sideboard
Manufacturer: Bernini
Year: 1957
Country: Italy
Materials: Rosewood
Condition: Original, with surface wear
Height: 73 cm
Width: 210 cm
Depth: 53 cm
Item nr: AF21OK121

Holland / Belgium: € 50
Europe: € 150 - 750
Outside Europe: € 1000 - 2000

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