Living wall headboard and matching bed | Christie`s

Christie`s-Living wall headboard and matching bed

Estimated value: 14.000-16.000 GBP

Auction:
Designed by Architects

Sales date: 2003-10-08

Location:
London

Lot number: 78

Design

Gio Ponti
Launched in 1947
Manufacturer Brugnoli

Architonic id

4102520

Designed 1947, executed by Brugnoli, white-lacquered maple, bronze, the wool beadspread and cushion cover attributed to Missoni.
44in. (112cm.) height; 701⁄2in. (179cm.) width; 191⁄2in. (49.5cm.) depth - the headboard
The example offered was one of two, one in walnut, one in maple, that were manufactured in 1947. In 1973 Ponti modified this example specifically for its inclusion in the Cantù exhibition. The walnut example was acquired by a private collector in 1972.
Lit: Giuseppe Furlanis (ed.), Esperienze di Design in Cantù