BOOKCASE | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-BOOKCASE

Estimated value: 40,000—60,000 US$

Reached Price : 48,000 US$

Auction:
Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

Location:
New York

Lot number: 79

Design

GIO PONTI
Manufacturer Giordano Chiesa, Milan

Architonic id

4107731

Ash and brass
Stamped ARREDAMENTI/CHIESA/MILANO
84 3/4 x 21 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (215.3 x 54.9 x 31.8 cm)

This bookcase was designed by Gio Ponti for an exhibition in Göteborg, Sweden, presented by Ferdinand Lundquist in 1955.

Literature and References:
“Mobili a Göteborg,” Domus, June 1955, p. 48
Ugo La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti, New York, 1995, p. 196 (for other pieces of furniture from the same commission)