• 20th Century Decorative Art  & auction at Christies

    Sale 7759

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    27 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)

    TEA & COFFEE SERVICE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1939

    Price Realised  

    GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
    TEA & COFFEE SERVICE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1939
    produced by Calderoni SA, to include teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl and cover, creamer and tray, silver, with wood and composite handles, blue-tinted mirrored glass
    tray 21 in. (53.4 cm.) wide
    stamped marks to each CALDERONI SA 800 with impressed poinçon for Milan, tray marked Mastro Scalpello and glass ink stamped LUIGI BRUSOTTI MILANO LUG**O 1939 (5)


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    Literature

    UGO LA PIETRA, GIO PONTI, NEW YORK, 1996, P. 106, PL. 240 (SIMILAR DESIGNS ILLUSTRATED)
    DOMUS, MILAN, JANUARY 1934, P. 24 (SIMILAR DESIGNS ILLUSTRATED)