Mixing different material was typical for Josef Frank’s designs. In Sideboard 2137 the white lacquered frame meets the tabletop and fittings in walnut and Josef Frank’s typical acorn shaped hinges in brass. He drew these types of sideboards during his time at the firm Haus und Garten in Vienna in the 1920s. Similar sideboards are for instance represented in Haus Beer in Vienna, which he designed. A version of the sideboard was commissioned for an interior to Consul General Svedelius’s home in Brazil. Irregular front placement to create an exciting shape. Josef Frank designed the sideboard 2137 during the first half of the 1950s.