Zalszupin desk

Rare jacaranda desk with return by Jorge Zalszupin (1922-2020) for L’atelier, Brazil, 1960s.

A bold simple design with graceful lines, which displays the designer’s exceptional sense of detail and his knowledgeable use of local woods. A very collectible desk offered at an attractive price.

Width 190cm | Depth 220cm including return | Height 74cm

– Signature patchwork marquetry jacaranda wood
– Main desk with 3 draws and pull out tray above, all with leather and jacaranda handles
– Single drawer on return with wooden recessed handle
– The return can be removed


Brazilian architect and designer Jorge Zalszupin is noted for modern design. In the 1950s Zalszupin founded L’Atelier, a furniture design manufacturer in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Zalszupin’s designs were included by Oscar Niemeyer in the Palácio da Alvorada and the Palácio do Planalto.

Condition report:
Good condition. Desk has been re-oiled. Good colour to wood throughout.