Pietro Chiesa and Fontana Arte - Design London Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Parma

  • Literature

    'Rassegna Domus per natale', Domus, no. 373, December 1960, n.p. for the cigarette box
    Quaderni Fontana Arte 3, sales catalogue, 1960s, n.p. for the cigarette box and a similar example of the lidded box
    Franco Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin, 2012, fig. 260 for the cigarette box

331

Cigarette box, model no. 1132 and lidded box

circa 1938
African mahogany, fruitwood, glass.
Cigarette box: 5.5 x 11.5 x 16.5 cm (2 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Lidded box: 8.4 cm (3 1/4 in.) high, 16 cm (6 1/4 in.) diameter

Manufactured by Fontana Arte, Milan, Italy. Underside of cigarette box incised with manufacturer's mark FX.

Estimate
£2,000 - 3,000 Ω

Sold for £4,788

Contact Specialist

Antonia King
Head of Sale, Design
[email protected]

Design

London Auction 9 November 2021