Bar cabinet

Hilding Ekelund, 1920s, Finland.


126,0 cm x 66,0 cm x 37,0 cm.

The style of this bar cabinet, commissioned by Lauri Reitz, is influenced by Baroque cupboards. The inlaid decorations depict a flutist and a deer, both typical motifs of that period. Bar cabinets gained popularity in the 1920s, with the rise in fashion of cocktails.