Phillips de Pury & Company: GIO PONTI, Extremely rare table with four stools

Extremely rare table with four stools by Gio Ponti, 1968

Table: lacquered wood; each stool: lacquered wood, skaai. Table: 29 in. (73.7 cm.) high, 45 3/8 in. (115.3 cm.)diameter; each stool: 21 1/4 in. (54 cm.) high Manufactured by Mobilifici Tosi, Italy. One of two examples of this design which were never put into production. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Ponti archives (5).
ESTIMATE $80,000-100,000

Via Phillips de Pury & Company: GIO PONTI, Extremely rare table with four stools

Phillips de Pury & Company: GIO PONTI, Lounge chair

GIO PONTI Lounge chair, 1950s

Walnut, fabric, webbing. 33 3/4 in. (85.7 cm.) high Manufactured by Cassina, Italy.
ESTIMATE $15,000-18,000

LITERATURE Figli Di Amadeo Cassina Meda Milano, Milan, ca. 1955, fig. 811

Via Phillips de Pury & Company: GIO PONTI, Lounge chair

If only Gio Knew – Martino Gamper

If Only Gio Knew by Martino Gamper

As one of the four designers of the future, at Design Miami/ Art Basel 2008, Martino Gamper presented new work inside the Markthalle Basel. Gamper deconstructed famous works by Gio Ponti to build new furniture from them.

Via DesignBoom

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Added October 2009 :
This post is part of the experiment to automate the import of 20 of my prior Charblog | Tumblr tumblrings into this blog via Chairblog | Posterous which initially resulted in 20 posts without a title whereupon I had to edit it manually… Experiment failed:-)

Last edited by gje on October 18, 2009

Pair of Diamond Lounge Chairs and Diamond Sofa by Gio Ponti


Pair of Diamond Lounge Chairs by Gio Ponti at Phillips de Pury, estimated at $120,000-140,000, and

Diamond Sofa by Gio Ponti
Diamond Sofa by Gio Pontio at Phillips de Pury. ESTIMATE $100,000-120,000
Moved here from ChairBlog | Tumblr on November 8, 2009

Happy Holidays

Taranta Cathedral by Gio Ponti

With this picture of a chair like Cathedral designed by Gio Ponti, really it’s like a Royal Chair, I would like to wish all Chair Blog readers Happy Holidays! The cathedral is in Taranto.