• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 93

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)

    A MONUMENTAL LA VENATORIA URN, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
    A MONUMENTAL LA VENATORIA URN, CIRCA 1930
    produced by Richard Ginori, painted earthenware
    20½ in. (52.5 cm.) high; 16¼ in. (41 cm.) approx. diameter; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) approx. diameter rim; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) approx. diameter base
    painted Richard Ginori, M982, M385E, Gio Ponti


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    This design was produced in plum, brown and green colourways.

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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Austria, since 1942; thence by descent


    Literature

    L. Manna, Gio Ponti, Le Maioliche, Milan, 2000, pp. 145-147, cat. no. 43 (example illustrated)


    Exhibited

    Examples of this design were exhibited at the I Triennale, Monza, 1930.