Rare Desk / Dressing Table by Gio Ponti Italy c. 1942
Rare desk / dressing table by Gio Ponti. Three-drawer desk of mahogany with cream-colored, painted finish. Elegant tapered legs, side cutouts, brass drawer pulls and wraps at the feet. Produced by Giordano Chiesa. h. 27.5” w. 35.25” d. 20”
Rare 811 Lounge Chair by Gio Ponti for Cassina Italy c. 1956
Produced by Cassina. Walnut frame with original rubber strapping and newly upholstered seat pad. An example of this chair was included in the exhibition, “Tutto Ponti,” at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, France. h. 33.5" w. 28" d. 37.5"
Very good condition. Wood has been touched up, and seat pad has been reupholstered.
Rare Pair of Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti Italy, 1956
Designed for the Royal Hotel in Naples, Italy and produced by Dassi. A great pair of wing-chairs with tapering wood legs. Published - Domus Magazine, Dec. 1956, Pg. 43. *These chairs have been authenticated by the Gio Ponti Archives. h. 39.5" seat h. 16" w. 29" d. 28"
Excellent restored condition. Recently re-upholstered and refinished.
Pair of Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti for ISA Italy c. 1945
Pair of lounge chairs designed by Gio Ponti and manufactured by ISA. Rounded forms with loose seat cushions raised above brass feet. *These chairs have been authenticated by the Isa Bergamo Archives. h. 30” w. 34” d. 31” / seat height 15”
Excellent reupholstered condition. Minor oxidization to brass feet.
Rare Three-door Floating Cabinet by Gio Ponti for M. Singer & Sons Italy c. 1950
Mahogany cabinet raised on tapering legs. Three knife-edge doors set into a beveled frame. Interior drawers and open shelves. This cabinet was studio-made in Italy and marketed here in the States through M. Singer & Sons. h. 37.5" w. 71" d. 17.5"
Set of 10 "Superleggera" Chairs by Gio Ponti Italy c. 1952
These iconic Ponti chairs are one of his most famous models. Sculptural frames of solid ash with slatted backs. Set of 10 side chairs fully restored with newly woven seats. h. 32.5" w. 16.75" d. 19" Seat: h. 17.5"
Lidded Box by Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori Italy 1930
Square-shaped porcelain box with lid. Glazed in red and black with palm frond motif. Signed and dated on underside. Publication: Gio Ponti: alla manifattura di Doccia, pg. 69 & 99 for illustrations and sketches of similar examples of this form. h. 4.5" w. 3.5" d. 3.5"
From a small edition created for administrative offices in Forli, Italy. Blonde wood desk with red linoleum top, shingled drawer faces and brass cuffs at feet. A great, graphic form that rarely turns up. h. 31” w. 65” d. 35"
Very nice condition. Blonde wood has been recently refinished and the original linoleum top has been touched up.
Large, curved perspex panels in bright orange and white. Polished chrome mounts and one edison socket. Made by and sold through Gavina. *Literature: Licitra Ponti. "Gio Ponti: The Complete Works 1923-1978." Pg. 235. h. 15.25" w. 8.5" d. 6.5"
Extraordinary Two-Door Storage Cabinet by Gio Ponti Italy c. 1952
Produced by Egidio Proserpio. A beautiful two-door cabinet with parchment covered panels, one ribbed door panel, and sculptural bronze pull-handle. Side-wall panels with fin details, tapering legs, and inset display unit with glass shelves. Interior has been outfitted with removable storage component. This cabinet has been authenticated by the Gio Ponti Archives and comes with a letter of expertise. h. 67.5" w. 43" d. 23.5"
Very good condition. Recently restored, but not refinished.