Gio Ponti Walnut Side Table, Luggage Rack for Hotel Royal Naples, 1955
Gio Ponti side table (stand) produced by Giordano Chiesa, from the suite of the Hotel Royal Naples, 1955
Italian walnut, brass. Brass details: Handles, foot and seven sections
five walnut sticks
Measures: Height 64 cm, 65 x 42 cm; height without handle 51 cm
These item come directly from the original furniture of the Hotel (original Hotel Royal invoice).
very good original condition; very good patina
a pair of luggage racks from the same provenience of gallery, in a different wood essence, was sold from Phillips Auction in march 2019 at £30.000
Sold with a copy of a letter of authentication from Lisa Licitra Ponti and original receive from the Hotel; also with Certificate of Gio Ponti Archives
Literature: Fabrizio Mautone “Gio Ponti la committenza Fernandes” Electa Napoli 2009 pag 43 and 46.
Gio Ponti designer, exh. cat., Museo del Design industriale, Calenzano, 2007, p. 26
Exhibition: Camere D’Artista: Italian Design 1930-1960, 24 July – 14 September 2014, Villa Bertelli Forte dei Marmi, Lu, Italy.
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.