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Property of a Pennsylvania Collector

Coffee table

circa 1953
Ash, enameled copper.
16 1/8 x 37 x 17 in. (41 x 94 x 43.2 cm)
Retailed by Altamira, New York. Underside with foil label printed, MADE IN ITALY/EXCLUSIVELY FOR/ALTAMIRA. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archives.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Place Advance Bid

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

  • Condition Report

  • Provenance

    Estate of a DuPont executive, Wilmington, Delaware
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2016

  • Literature

    Franco Grigioni, Arredamento, Milan, 1956, fig. 255 for a similar example
    Marco Romanelli, ed., Gio Ponti: A World, exh. cat., Design Museum, London, 2002, p. 47 for a similar example
    Giampiero Bosoni, ed., il Modo Italiano: Italian Design and Avant-garde in the 20th Century, Milan, 2007, p. 238 for a similar example
    Ugo La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti, New York, 2009, p. 140 for a similar example
    Perri Lee Roberts, Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the Twentieth-Century Aesthetics of Design, exh. cat., Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, 2017, p. 63 for a similar example

9

Property of a Pennsylvania Collector

Coffee table

circa 1953
Ash, enameled copper.
16 1/8 x 37 x 17 in. (41 x 94 x 43.2 cm)
Retailed by Altamira, New York. Underside with foil label printed, MADE IN ITALY/EXCLUSIVELY FOR/ALTAMIRA. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archives.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Place Advance Bid

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

Design Day Sale

New York Auction 12 December 2017

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