19 December 2006
GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
'Omaggio a Melotti' Two Painted Wood Ornaments, 1964
taller piece: 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) high, 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) wide, 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) deep; the other piece: 20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high, 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide, 3 7/8 in. (deep) (2)
Private collection, Rome. Owner of the Parco dei Principi Hotel, Rome.
Dining room, Hotel Parco dei Principi, Rome.
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U. La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti, Milan, 1988, p. 371 for an image of the sculpture in the dining room at the Parco dei Principi Hotel, Rome.
This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Lisa Licitra Ponti.
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