Gio Ponti, pair flamed mahogany Headboard, fitted bedside tables, Hotel Royal, 1955


Gio Ponti headboards , 1955 Naples


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A pair of headboards by Gio Ponti from the furniture of the Hotel Royal in Naples, 1955.
Manufactured by Giordano Chiesa by Dassi.
flamed mahogany  and metal
two tiered shelving, magazine rack, space for lighting and two radio unit ( not working).
Good condition. Original patina, mahogany finish
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  wood was used for the suites sea view

each panel equipped on the back with 4 wooden supports for wall support
Measures: H 80 cm 162 x 44cm each piece; total length of the hardboards: 324 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.
See a pair of headboards of our collection sold in last Italian Design Auction at Piasa Paris last 03/11/22 lot n. 3, at eu 24.700
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.

Additional information

Weight 30 kg
Dimensions 324 × 44 × 80 cm

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