GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
SET OF SIX DINING CHAIRS, MODEL AP 1676, CASSINA, ITALY, 1953
RETAILED BY ALTAMIRA, NEW YORK
Ash and vinyl
Applied fabric label: "A Schneller Sons New York" addressed to "Altamira 18 E 50th"
H: 33, W: 19 1/2, D: 19 1/2 in.
Selected for a Merion, Pennsylvania home, circa 1954
Thence by descent to the present owners
Altamira, Studio Catalogue, 1953, p. 3
Lisa Licitra Ponti, Gio Ponti: The Complete Work, 1923-1978, 1990, p. 170
This lot is offered with a certificate of expertise from the Gio Ponti Archives.
Sold for $18,750 (buyer's premium included)