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Stunning Pair of Italian Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti

Stunning Pair of Italian Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti




    Stunning pair of chairs designed by the Italian designer Gio Ponti. Completely restored and newly upholstered with silk velvet, ebonized conical wood legs. Price is per item.

    Model Bergere from the Hotel ‘Parco dei Prinicipi’ Rome Produced by Cassina, circa 1950
    Literature: Il Design Italiano Degli Anni '50, Branzi, pg. 107

    An architect, furniture and industrial designer and editor, Gio Ponti was arguably the most influential figure in 20th century Italian Modernism. Ponti graduated in 1921 from the Milan Polytechnic. Named Artistic director of the Richard-Ginori porcelain manufactory in 1923. As an appointee of the executive committee of the Fifth Milan Triennale, he stressed the work of young Milaense avant-garde architects. In 1928 he founded the magazine Domus, which influenced interior decoration, serving as its editor until 1946.



    Height: 47.5" x Width: 30.75" x Depth: 32"
    Seat Height: 19"



    Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Restored.


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