Modern Design /16 March 2003

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Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti

desk
Fornasetti
Italy
lithography and lacquered wood, brass
36 w × 17½ d × 31½ h in (91 × 44 × 80 cm)

Fornasetti and Ponti collaborated on numerous interiors and furniture designs. This desk design by Ponti has four drawers and a surface designed by Fornasetti featuring a collage of newspaper clippings overlaid with butterflies. Factory label.

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $6,900

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