Desk from the Parco de Principi Hotel | Phillips, de Pury & Company

Phillips, de Pury & Company-Desk from the Parco de Principi Hotel

Estimated value: 40.000-60.000 US$

Auction:
20-21st Century Design Art

Sales date: 2002-05-22

Location:
New York

Lot number: 124

Design

Gio Ponti
Launched in 1950s

Architonic id

4104585

Ash, green leather writing surface, brass sabots and knob 301/8 x 521/8 x 221/8 in. (76.5 x 132.4 x 56.2 cm)

Provenance:
Parco de Principi Hotel, Rome literature "Il Nuovo Albergo 'Parco dei Principi' in Roma," Domus, April 1965, pp. 47-56 Ugo La Pietra, ed., Gio Ponti, New York, 1996, pp. 368-373

It is believed that Ponti used earlier designs of his from the 1950s to accompany his furniture designs for the Parco de Principi hotel which was built in 1965.