Gio Ponti Vanity Mirror “Fontana Arte” on Black Marquinha Marble Block, 1955
Vanity mirror designed by Gio Ponti for the vanity of Hotel Royal, Napoli, 1955 and produced by Fontana Arte in 1955.
Original piece ( in one desk from the furniture of Hotel Royal) customized by CG with marble support in 2021.
The Gio Ponti vanity was produced by Giordano Chiesa for the furniture of the Hotel Royal in Naples, 1955.
Brass, mirror, ash and black marquinha marble.
Measures: H 59 cm, 48 x 17; diameter mirror 42 cm; marble cube: H 8 cm, 17 x 17 cm.
adjustable mirror and extractable from marble base;
unique piece on black marble base
some little signs on the mirror
original screws for the fixing at the desk are still available
certificate of authenticity from Lisa Licitra Ponti for the desk with the mirror and original invoice form the Hotel
for the Gio Ponti mirror:
Literature: Fabrizio Mautone “Gio Ponti LA COMMITTENZA FERNANDES” Electa Napoli 2009 pag.14,39,48,49.
Ugo La Pietra, ediz Rizzoli 1995, pag. 372-373. Gio Ponti: L’Arte Si Innamora Dell’Industria, La Pietra, ppg. 365, 367.
Exhibition: Camere D’artista Italian design 1930-1960, Villa Bertelli Forte dei Marmi (Lu) 24 july 14 sept, 2014.
Centoventi Gio Ponti designer senza Tempo Parma – 26 February – 6 March 2011.
Gio Ponti design made in Italy: Arredi d’albergo degli anno 1950 e 1960. Parma – Mercantinfiera – 24 September – 2 October, 2005.
|Dimensions||17 × 48 × 59 cm|