Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti

lounge chair from Vembi-Burroughs, Genoa
Italy, 1950
lithographic transfer-printed skai, ash, brass
27 w × 28½ d × 32 h in (69 × 72 × 81 cm)

provenance: Vembi-Burroughs, Genoa, Italy | Private collection

literature: Gio Ponti: L'Arte Si Innamora Dell'Industria, La Pietra, pg. 194 illustrates in situ Gio Ponti: The Complete Work 1923-1978, Ponti, pg. 144 illustrates in situ Domus 1950-1954, Volume III, Fiell, ppg. 270-275 illustrate in situ

estimate: $30,000–40,000
result: $36,000

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