Rare Large-Scale Desk and Wall Panel by Gio Ponti

Rare Large-Scale Desk and Wall Panel by Gio Ponti
Italy
c. 1949

Eight-drawer desk of ribbon mahogany with sculptural legs and supports. Long, oval-shaped floating top with beveled edge.  Matching wall panel with 3 shelves and 2 pivoting storage compartments supported by black painted iron structures. These pieces were produced as part of a collaboration with Egidio Proserpio, who frequently worked with and produced pieces for Ponti, a collection of which was exhibited at the Triennale in 1951. The desk and wall panel have been authenticated by the Gio Ponti Archives and have certificates of expertise from the foundation.
Desk h. 31” w. 108” d. 36”
Wall Panel h. 60” w. 114” d. 16”

Published: One variant of this set appears in several books, including "Gio Ponti: The Complete Works 1923-1978." Ponti, Lisa Licitra. Pg. 132.

Excellent condition, wood has been refinished and some screws have been replaced.

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