8 June 2016
GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
'DOMUS NOVA', A CONSOLE TABLE, CIRCA 1929-30
manufactured by Perfetti, Italian walnut
37 in. (94 cm.) high, 51 1/8 in. (130 cm.) wide, 7 7/8 in. (45.5 cm.) deep
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U. La Pietra, Gio Ponti, Milan, 1988, pp. 8-10 for other furniture from the 'Domus Nova' production;
I. De Guttry, M.P. Maino, Il Mobile Italiano degli Anni 40 E '50, Bari, 1992, p. 216 for a vanity of a comparable form.
This lot is sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archive.
We would like to thank Brian Kish for his assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.
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