Kardex - Design London Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Cassa di Risparmio della Spezia, La Spezia

  • Literature

    Domus, no. 230, October 1948, front cover
    Laura Falconi, Gio Ponti: Oggetti di design 1925-1970, exh. cat., Galleria Babuino Novecento, Rome, 2007, p. 85

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Brian Kish for his assistance cataloguing the present lot.


Set of four swivel chairs, licensed by Montecatini S.A., Milan, under the direction of Gio Ponti

circa 1948
Painted steel, painted aluminium, vinyl.
Each: 77.5 x 47.5 x 47 cm (30 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)
Produced by Kardex, Italy. Underside of each with paper label printed Cassa di Risparmio della Spezia and numbered 315, 317, 318 and 319 respectively. Reverse of one with metal label printed KARDEX ITALIANO. Together with a certificate of expertise from the Gio Ponti Archives.

£3,000 - 5,000 Ω

Contact Specialist

Antonia King
Head of Sale, Design


London Auction 9 November 2021