Gio Ponti, Pair of Superleggera Chairs for Cassina, circa 1960, Italy
Gio Ponti (1891-1979), Pair of Superleggera model chairs for Cassina,
Black lacquered iron structure and straw seat,
Slightly inclined backrest, rubber ball feet,
circa 1960, Italy.
Measures : Width 41 cm, Depth 42 cm, Height 84 cm.
Gio Ponti (November 18, 1891, Milan - September 16, 1979, Milan) is an Italian architect, designer, painter, author, teacher and director of publications. During his career, which spans six decades, Gio Ponti has carried out more than a hundred constructions in Italy and in the rest of the world, and signed a considerable number of decorative art objects and design but also furnitures.