Gio Ponti, Pair of walnut Headboards from Hotel Royal Naples, 1955
A pair of headboards by Gio Ponti from the furniture of the Hotel Royal in Naples, 1955.
Designed by Gio Ponti with all the furniture of the Hotel and manufactured by Giordano Chiesa by Dassi.
walnut and metal
two tiered shelving, magazine rack, space for lighting and two radio unit ( not working).
Good condition. Original patina, mahogany finish.Icon of italian design .Sold with a copy of a certificate of Lisa Licitra Ponti and the original invoice of the Hotel Royal.
Directly from the original furniture of the Royal Hotel. These headboards in mahogany finish wood was used for the suites sea view
Measures: H 80 cm 161 x 40cm each piece; total length of the hardboards: 322 cm
Distance between the two shelves: 202 cm; hole for the electrical outlet: cm.10 x h 7 cm
Similar items of our same collections have been exhibited in London in Modern Design Museum and Triennale in Milan and a similar items of same collector is now in the permanent collection of the TRIENNALE of Milan.
Literature: Fabrizio Mautone “GIO PONTI LA COMMITTENZA FERNANDES” Electa Napoli, 2009: pg 36,37,38. Ugo La Pietra, GIO PONTI ediz Rizzoli 1995, pag. 253
Exhibition: Camere D’Artista: Italian Design 1930-1960, 24 July – 14 September 2014, Villa Bertelli Forte dei Marmi, Lu, Italy.
|Dimensions||322 × 40 × 80 cm|