Vintage chestnut and brass desk by Gio Ponti for Schirolli, Italy 1950

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About this vintage design furniture

An Iconic 1950’s writing table designed by Gio Ponti for Schirolli to furnish Banca Nazionale del Lavoro offices across Italy. This early 1950s desk model was acquired from the Rome Bissolati BNL headquarters, where Gio Ponti also used this design for the University of Padua. The desk is made from beautiful chestnut and brass, outfitted with two front drawers. The desk is also accompanied with a certificate of expertise from the Gio Ponti Archives which is rare to have together with the item, given it’s age. Reference : 299253

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Features

Length
120 cm
Height
79 cm
Depth
70 cm
Designer
Gio PONTI
Condition
Good
Style
Mid Century
Period
1950s
Origin
Italian
Colour
Brown
Secondary colour
Golden
Main material
Brass

delivery and return

  • Shipped from : United Kingdom
  • Delivery time :
    • 1 week for small items
    • 2 to 5 weeks for bulky products
  • Return possible: up to 14 days after delivery

About the designer

Gio PONTI

1891 - 1979

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) was an Italian designer, architect, writer and teacher, considered one of the most influential designers of 20th-century Italy. Born in Milan, he studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic University and began working as an architect in 1921.

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