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Gio Ponti

Banc

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti

Banc

Banc

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

Gio Ponti


Bench


1930


Florence stained walnut and bronze


48,5 x 224 x 59 cm ; 19 ⅛ x 88 ¼ x 23 ¼ in.

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Gio Ponti


Banc


1930


noyer de Florence et bronze


48,5 x 224 x 59 cm ; 19 ⅛ x 88 ¼ x 23 ¼ in.

Good overall condition consistent with age and use. The other two benches part of this commission are currently in private collections. It is therefore an unique opportunity to potentially acquire the two last benches from this prestigious collection.

The stained walnut presents with surface scratches and with a crack of approximately 3,8 cm on one side. On the same side, there is previous restoration (triangle shape of 1,5 x 21,7 cm). The other side presents with a restoration of 3 x 1,5 cm.

The bench presents with tiny dents along the edges and with previous restorations along the edge. There are several tiny insect holes and most of them appears to have been filled in with mastic.

Each foot presents with oxidation and dark stains.The brass presents with oxidation stain. One foot presents with vert-de-gris stains. Three feet are unscrewed. The bench is wobbly.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Designed for the Moderna Quadreria, Contini Bonacossi Palace, Florence

Private collection, Italy


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Créé pour la Moderna Quadreria, Palais Contini Bonacossi, Florence

Collection privée, Italie

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