Gio Ponti Leggera chairs

Gio Ponti (Italian 1891-1979)

Set of six Leggera chairs. In great condition.

Figli di Amedeo, Cassina. Early edition, 1950s. (Company label to one chair)

Price: 5,200 euro

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Carlo Pagani Metz & Co table

Carlo Pagani (Italy mid-c20th)

Dining table/ Lacquered steel, glass and wood.

Rare dining table / desk designed by Italian architect Carlo Pagani for Metz & Co., Netherlands. circa 1950.

The table is pictured in Metz & Co de Creatieve Jaren, Petra Timmer, 1995

Price: 4,250 euro

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Gio Ponti presentation tile. 1960s

Gio Ponti (Italy 1891-1971)

A rare Gio Ponti designed brass encased ceramic tile/penholder. Manufactured by Roma Ceramice.
In the 1960s a number of these encased tiles were presented to the personnel and dignitaries at the opening ceremony of the new Bijenkorf (beehive) department store building in Eindhoven. The building and its spectacular facade were designed by Italian architect Gio Ponti who designed the buildings extensive facade using multiples of these tiles. The brass casing is inscribed with the details of the presentation.

Price: 570 euro

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Renate Müller Therapeutic toy

Renate Müller (Germany, 1945-now)

Renate Müller therapeutic toy duck. Circa 1970s-80s.
Jute & leather.

Mid-century German designer Renate Müller designed therapeutic toys that stemmed from a long standing family interest in pedagogy and progressive education. Her interest in simple designs and natural materials were influenced by the earlier Bauhaus school.
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60cm high x 40 x 30.

Price: 1,800 euro

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Werkstätten Hagenauer African Woman

Werkstätten Hagenauer.

Circa 1950s. Double sided carved head of an African woman.

33.5 x 25 x 9cm

It has a warm patina and is mounted onto a 3mm brass base plate. [more images available on request]

Price: 950.00 euro

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Rare Piano Stool by Wim Den Boon

Wim den Boon (Dutch 1912-1968)

A very rare piano stool by Dutch architect and interior designer Wim den Boon. This stool was designed as part of a complete interior in the late 50s. The only other one we know of was a white version owned by Den Boon for his own use (documented in the Den Boon archive at the NI in Rotterdam). Full provenance is available.

In 1945 Den Boon founded ‘Groep &’ together with Hein Stolle and Pierre Kleykam’. The group’s ambition was to continue the purist and functionalist prewar ideals and aesthetic into the postwar period, or ‘reconstruction period’ in The Netherlands. Many of the group’s designs can be seen in the Goed Wonen magazine of which Den Boon was the editorial secretary from 1948-1950 and for which he wrote several articles.

h.54cm x w.42cm x d.42cm

Price: 1,600.00 euro

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