Gio Ponti, attribution
deskItaly, c. 1940
tempered glass, brass, rubber
61 w x 31¼ d x 29¾ h in (155 x 79 x 76 cm)
This desk is a variation of the form designed by Gio Ponti for the Societa Vetrococke building, Milan.
Signed with acid-stamps to side: [Temprit] and top: [Fervitro V/S]. Sold with a certificate of expertise from the Gio Ponti Archives.provenance: Alexandre Fruitman, Brussels | Private Collection
literature: Gio Ponti: Interni, Oggetti, Disegni, 1920-1976, Falconi, pg. 120 illustrates variation