Writing Desk

Writing Desk

c. 1935
Designer
Gio Ponti, Italian, 1891-1979
Born: Milan, Italy
Work Locations: Milan, Italy
Manufacturer
Cassina S.p.A.
Work Locations: Italy
Active Dates: 1927-
Country
Italy
desk
Walnut, brass, and nickel-plated brass
Funds from 1994 Collectors' Choice
1998.166

Gio Ponti, Writing Desk, about 1935. Walnut, brass, and nickel-plated brass; 35 1/2 × 45 × 19 1/2 in. Manufactured by Cassina S.p.A., Milan, Italy. Denver Art Museum: Funds from 1994 Collectors' Choice.

Dimensions
height: 35 1/2 in, 90.17 cm; width: 45 in, 114.3000 cm; depth: 19 1/2 in, 49.53 cm
Department
Architecture and Design
Collection
Architecture and Design

Gio Ponti
Italian, 1891-1979
Writing Desk
About 1935
Walnut, brass, and nickel-plated brass
Manufactured by Cassina S.p.A., Milan, Italy
Funds from 1994 Collectors' Choice, 1998.166

Known Provenance
Purchased 1998 from (Christie's), London by the Denver Art Museum.
Exhibition History
  • “Gio Ponti: Designer of a Thousand Talents” — Denver Art Museum, 2/9/2020 – 12/31/2021