10 awesome home bars

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2017-02-14 16:25:24

Home bars became popular in the 1950s. Today they remain essential for the discerning drinker. Here are 10 of the most beautiful bars on the market.

10. Boat bar

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The classic boat bar is an icon of kitsch. This one sold for $500 at Sandwich Auction House in 2014. 

9. Tagliaube roll top

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Italian designers Tagliabue are best known for their architectural work. This roll top bar acheived $850 at Palm Beach Modern Auctions in 2015. 

8. Maitland-Smith dollshouse

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This may look like a high-end dollshouse, but it's actually a bar by Maitland-Smith. It sold for $1,000 at Wilton Gallery in 2016. 

7. Fornasetti

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Fornasetti's classically inspired pieces are only growing in popularity. This bar made $2,400 at Kamelot Auctions in 2016. 

6. Massey-Ferguson tractor

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Yes, that is an original tractor hood. This remarkable piece can be yours for just £980 ($1,221) on eBay. 

5. Rene Obst

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This art-deco counter bar by Rene Obst dates to 1935. It realised $3,595 at Auctionata in 2016. 

4. Mid-century Italian counter bar

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This classic Italian curved front counter bar is from around 1960. It made $4,200 at Kamelot Auctions in 2014. 

3. Aldo Tura

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Aldo Tura pieces are produced in strictly limited numbers. This circa 1960 bar made $5,000 at Wright in 2016.  

2. Hans Wegner Cube 

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The cube bar is one of Danish designer Hans Wegner's most iconic designs. This one made $9,500 at Wright in 2012. 

1. Luigi Scremin

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This unusual piece by Luigi Scremin uses leather and copper in its construction. It made $8,672 at Capitoliumart s.r.l in 2015. 

 

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