Armchair for the Montecatini Building, Milan

Armchair for the Montecatini Building, Milan

1936
Designer
Gio Ponti, Italian, 1891-1979
Born: Milan, Italy
Work Locations: Milan, Italy
Manufacturer
Ditta Parma Antonio e Figli
Work Locations: Italy
Active Dates: 1870-
Country
Italy
armchair
Aluminum, vinyl upholstery, and Bakelite
Funds from 1996 Design Council Benefit
1997.22

Gio Ponti, Armchair for the Montecatini Building, Milan, 1936. Aluminum, vinyl upholstery, and Bakelite; 31 x 24 x 24 in. Manufactured by Ditta Parma Antonio e Figli, Saronno, Italy. Denver Art Museum: Funds from 1996 Design Council Benefit, 1997.22.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 31 in, 78.7400 cm; width: 24 in, 60.9600 cm; depth: 24 in, 60.9600 cm; seat height: 18 1/2 in, 46.99 cm
Inscription
Stamped, verso of proper right leg: 8372
Department
Architecture and Design
Collection
Architecture and Design
Known Provenance
Purchased 1997 from (Treadway Gallery), Cincinnati, Ohio by the Denver Art Museum.
Exhibition History
  • "Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design" — Georgia Museum of Art, 6/10/2017 - 9/17/2017
  • “Gio Ponti: Designer of a Thousand Talents” — Denver Art Museum, 10/24/2021 – 12/31/2022