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Via Savoia 37 Rome 00198 , Italy Call Seller 00393395848122


Gio Ponti Vanity Console Desk Formica from Hotel PdP Roma, 1964 and "602" Chair

25% Off Original Price: $ 14,978
Sale Price: $ 11,234
  • Description
    Rare vanity dressing table designed by Gio Ponti for the rooms of the Hotel Parco dei Principi in Roma manufactured by Giordano Chiesa, 1964.
    Two drawers, ash, laminate, nickel-plated brass- sold without the table mirror on top (destroyed)
    Inscribed to reverse ( under the drawers) number in blue crayon
    Also included is a Gio Ponti "602" chair by Cassina, 1954.
    Measures: H 75.5 cm, 94.5 x 46.5 cm (with the drawer);
    Good condition
    Provenance: this item coming directly from the original furniture of the Hotel PdP
    Copy of original invoice of the Parco dei principi Hotel is available on request
    Sold with a copy of certificate of Lisa Licitra Ponti
    - Gio Ponti l'arte si innamora dell'industria-Ugo La Pietra pp 365,367
    -Ugo La Pietra, Gio Ponti, New York, 1996, p. 373
    -Fabrizio Mautone- Gio Ponti La committenza Fernandes, Electa Napoli 2009
    Exhibitions ( a similar example):
    -CENTOVENTI GIO' PONTI designer senza Tempo Parma - 26 february - 6 march 2011 (an item of this collection)
    -GIO' PONTIDESIGN made in Italy: arredi d'albergo degli anno 50' e 60'
    Parma - MERCANTINFIERA - 24 september - 2 october 2005
    -GIO' PONTI A WORLD OF DESIGN ROTTERDAM - NAI MUSEUM - 19 october 2002 - 15 january 2003 (an item of this collection)
    - CAMERE D'ARTISTA italian design 1930-1960 Villa Bertelli Forte dei Marmi ,Lucca Italy 24 july-14 sept. 2014 (this item).
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Notes: Copy of original invoice from the Parco dei Principi Hotel is available on request.
    Sold with a copy of certificate of Lisa Licitra Ponti.
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Ash, Brass, Laminate.
    Condition: Good. Replacements made: the laminate on the top and on the drawers has been changed but it is original from 1960'. Repaired: one leg has been repaired. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 1964
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Incollect Reference #: 506977
  • Dimensions
    W. 37.21 in; H. 29.73 in; D. 18.31 in;
    W. 94.51 cm; H. 75.51 cm; D. 46.51 cm;
Message from Seller:

Lorenzo Ciompi is a private collector with a wide experience in Italian design achieved starting from the beginning of the 90's. His collection includes famous items designed by Gio Ponti as well as other well-known Italian designers such as Ico Pairisi, Osvaldo Borsani, Carlo De Carli , Carlo Mollino, Melchiorre Bega, Joe Colombo. A lot of furniture items projected by these designers were published on important magazines such as AD, The World Interiors, Elle, Domus.

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