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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 315

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)

    A PAIR OF SUEDE AND VINYL UPHOLSTERED PAINTED WOOD ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1964

    Price Realised  

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
    A Pair of Suede and Vinyl Upholstered Painted Wood Armchairs, circa 1964
    each 36 in. (91.4 cm.) high (2)


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    This chair model was created for the Parco dei Principi Hotel in Rome, 1964.
    cf. L.L. Ponti, Gio Ponti: The Complete Work 1923-1978, Milan, 1990, p. 212 for an illustration of this model in the interior of the Parco dei Principi Hotel.