Gio Ponti, Pair of Fine Mahogany Headboards from Hotel Royal Naples, 1955


pair of GIO PONTI headboards, 1955


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A pair of headboards by Gio Ponti from the suite furniture of the Hotel Royal in Naples, 1955.
Manufactured by Giordano Chiesa
mahogany and metal
two tiered shelving, magazine rack, space for lighting and two radio unit ( not working).
Good condition. Original patina.
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
Measures: H 80 cm 162 x 42cm each piece; total length of the hardboards: 324 cm
Distance between the two shelves: 202 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.

All the Gio Ponti headboards from Hotel Royal,  published in international magazine (A.D., ELLE DECOR,MARIE CLAIRE MAISON,HOUSE& GARDEN…) come from this collection.

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.

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Additional information

Weight 60 kg
Dimensions 324 × 42 × 80 cm

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