Gio Ponti and Pietro Chiesa - Design Day Sale London Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Milan

  • Literature

    Ugo La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti: L’arte si innamora dell’industria, New York, 2009, p. 70, fig. 163 for a similar example
    Laura Falconi, ed., Gio Ponti: Interiors, Objects, Drawings, 1920-1976, Milan, 2010, pp. 117-19 for a similar example
    Sergio Montefusco, Fontana Arte: repertorio 1933-1943 dalle immagini dell’epoca, Genoa, 2012, pp. 144-45 for similar examples
    Franco Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin, 2012, fig. 17 for a similar example


Ceiling light

circa 1933
Tubular brass, brass, painted aluminium, opaque glass, glass.
55 cm (21 5/8 in.) high, 69 cm (27 1/8 in.) diameter
Manufactured by Luigi Fontana & C., Milan, Italy. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archives.

£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £5,000

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
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+44 20 7318 4019

Design Day Sale

London Auction 28 April 2016