FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
*Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979)
Lounge Chair from the Hotel Parco dei Principi, Rome
Manufactured by Cassina, Meda, Italy, 1964
sculptural ebonized ash frame, brass fittings and upholstered seat
Manufacturer’s label affixed to underside “CA / Figli Di Amedeo Cassina / Meda . Italy”
H. 34 in.; W. 28 1/2 in.; D. 38 in.
Retains original upholstery.
LOT SOLD: $43,750
Wright 20 Auctions, “Objects D’Affection,” 18 May 2008, lot 106, sold for $60,000
Gio Ponti: L’Arte Si Innamora Dell’Industria, La Pietra, pg. 373. (for another example).
Condition: Retains original upholstery. Minor fading and staining appropriate with age and use. Original finish on ebonized ash. Small tears in leather on seat (please see photos).