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A LIMED OAK AND PAINTED GLASS CABINET
An illustration of this cabinet's decorative motif used as a wall mural for an entrance hall in an 'ideal' Mediterranean villa.
A LIMED OAK AND PAINTED GLASS CABINET

GIO PONTI FOR FONTANA ARTE, CIRCA 1939

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A LIMED OAK AND PAINTED GLASS CABINET
Gio Ponti for Fontana Arte, circa 1939
the table with two pull out trays, the interior of the cabinet lined with linoleum
58 5/8in. (148.9cm.) high, 65in. (165.1cm.) wide, 16¾in. (42.5cm.) deep
stamped FX1285

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cf. "Alcuni mobili di Fontana," Domus (September 1939), p. 63 for an illustration of the same table form with a different cabinet; Gio Ponti, "Una piccola casa ideale," Domus (June 1939), p. 42 and Gio Ponti: l'arte si innamora dell'industria, 1988, cover for an illustration of this cabinet's decorative motif used as a wall mural for an entrance hall in an ideal Mediterranean villa.
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