Gio Ponti and Ettore Calvelli - Design New York Thursday, June 9, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Casa Matteo Longoni, Milan

  • Catalogue Essay

    Gio Ponti created the following five lots for the home of fellow designer Matteo Longoni. The two designers had worked together on the interior furnishings of the ocean liner Andrea Doria, whose first outing at sea took place in November 1952. Ponti designed the lounges on the promenade deck while Longoni designed the Cabin Class.


Double bed, designed for Casa Matteo Longoni

Sapele veneered wood, brass, silvered metal, laminate, fabric.
Overall: 41 x 118 1/4 x 91.5 in. (104.1 x 300.4 x 232.4 cm)
Woodwork executed by Fratelli Radice, Milan, Italy. Lamps designed by Gino Sarfatti and manufactured by Arteluce, Milan, Italy. Both silvered metal plaques incised CALVELLI. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archives.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $11,250

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New York Auction 9 June 2016