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GIO PONTI FOR CASSINA
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GIO PONTI FOR CASSINA

PAIR OF MARIPOSA LOUNGE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1952-1953

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GIO PONTI FOR CASSINA
PAIR OF MARIPOSA LOUNGE CHAIRS, CIRCA 1952-1953
with leather upholstery and oak legs
38 in. (97 cm.) high; 32¼ in. (82 cm.) wide; 26½ in. (67 cm.) deep (2)
Literature
Gio Ponti 1891-1979, exh. cat., Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1986, pp. 121-123 (examples illustrated)
Michele Porcu & Attilio Stocchi, Gio Ponti: Tre Ville Inventante, Abitare, 2003, p. 51
Ugo La Pietra, Gio Ponti: L'Arte si Innamore dell' Industria, Milan, 1988, pl. 501
Fulvio Irace, Gio Ponti: La Casa all' Italiana, Electa, 1988, pl. 106
Laura Falconi, Gio Ponti Interni Oggetti Disegno 1920-1976, Milan, 2005, p. 183, p. 248 (examples illustrated)
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Lot Essay

This lot is accompanied by a certificate from the Gio Ponti Archives.
A modified version of this chair, with vinyl upholstery and tubular steel legs, was exhibited at X Triennale di Milano, 1954. The design was used in the Villa Planchart, 1955.

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