Center Desk
Artist: Unknown
Artwork: Center Desk
Size: 279 x 74 x 250 cm
Medium: Solid wood, veneered and edged in mahogany, handles and top supports in brass. Lozenge-shaped top mounted on three cabinets with four drawers, base in ebonized wood. (slight defects)
Category: Furnitures And Design
Artwork details : Milan, 1970s
Provenance: Private collection, Milano

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Date: 2020-07-24
Lot Number: 756
Low Estimate: $2042
High Estimate: $2836
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: The proposed model is similar to the desk designed by Gio Ponti in 1936 and created by Pierluigi Ghianda for the offices of the Corriere della Sera, in via Solferino in Milan. However, it differs in the finish of the top and in the shape of the base.; Literature for the 1936 example: L. Bergo, P. Pieracchio, Pierluigi Ghianda, 5 continents, Milano 2006, pp. 64-65