• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 314

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)

    A SUEDE AND VINYL UPHOLSTERED PAINTED WOOD SOFA, CIRCA 1964

    Price Realised  

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
    A Suede and Vinyl Upholstered Painted Wood Sofa, circa 1964
    36¼ in. (92 cm.) high, 68½ in. (174 cm.) wide, 32½ in. (82.5 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    This sofa 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 the interior of the Parco dei Principi Hotel.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN EASTHAMPTON COLLECTOR

    Interior of Parco dei Principi, Rome, 1964