Blue, White and Gold Leaf: The Heritage Sideboard by Boca do Lobo

Varying heights of vertical panels created with hand-painted tiles form a facade on the Heritage Sideboard that is impossible to forget. Starting with the individual tiles of painted blue on white, the artistic energy surrounding this Portuguese limited edition piece by Boca do Lobo uses both depth, length, and hidden functions within to find its place as an iconic piece of furniture.

Heritage Sideboard. Manufactured by Boca do Lobo.

Blue and White Tiles Create Irregular Heights Atop the Gold Leaf Interior of the Limited Edition Heritage Sideboard by Boca do Lobo.

Blue, White and Gold Leaf: The Heritage Sideboard by Boca do Lobo

"After a huge success with Heritage Cabinet and its honor to the hand painted tiles Portuguese history, Boca do Lobo, Limited Edition now presents an Heritage Sideboard," writes the description of the company's latest Limited Edition collection piece. In their sequel piece to the Heritage Cabinet, the Heritage Sideboard brings out the layered version of a similar piece that uses painted tiles. According to Boca do Lobo, each layer of tile tells a unique story with its imagery that spans different times, or centuries, to form a final panel design that acts as a piece of history.

Heritage Sideboard. Manufactured by Boca do Lobo.

Each image depicted across the tiles of the Heritage Sideboard was inspired by old historic buildings - like convents and colleges - that tell the stories of an ancient Portugal. As this beautiful outer layer takes on a serene, classic look in the pictures represented and cool color combination, the interior of the sideboard is made of warm gold leaf to bring out the historical references drawn to ornamentation used in design as well as a focus on discovering gold. It's size measures approximately 62.9"W x 35.4"H x 16.7"D.

Heritage Sideboard. Manufactured by Boca do Lobo.

A classic sideboard beauty shines through the painted images that bow to a historic Portugal while its irregular height and depth usage take hold of the modern side. When push comes to shove, the unique vision of a sideboard is accomplished with the Limited Edition Heritage Sideboard by Boca do Lobo.

About the Manufacturer: Since 2005, Boca do Lobo has been a Portuguese furniture design house that uses all Portuguese designers and artisans. They focus on the creation and reinterpretation of modern and old-fashioned furniture styles by adding a twist of their own artistry. With handcrafted woodworking, metalwork, and high tech design solutions, the Coolor, Soho, and Limited Edition lines cross over what they call the "frontier between design and art".

Posted February 13, 2012 by Sonja Hall

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