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Unique and important cabinet in limed oak with reverse painted glass panels designed by Gio Ponti and produced by Fontana Arte, Italy ca 1939 (stamped "FX 1285" on back). Has 2 pull out trays and interior is lined in linoleum. Side cabinets are illuminated. This cabinet is extraordinary and a fine example of both Gio Ponti's and Fontana Arte's superlative work.
Private Collection Italy;
Christies New York, December 7 2001, lot 471;
Acquired from the above sale by last owner.
F. Deboni, Fontana Arte: Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand, Turin 2012, this piece is featured on page 175, along with a drawing of the motif shown on the doors
Ponti, Lisa Licitra, Gio Ponti, The Complete Work 1923-1978, page 226 shows the cabinet's decorative motif on the doors used as a wall mural for an entrance hall in a Mediterranean villa (from Domus).
H: 58.5 inches
W: 65 inches
D: 18 inches
Condition: Very Good - no chips or damage to glass, small amount of wear to wood consistent with age
Hand-welded steel "Deep Relief Credenza" with soft luxe coloration on doors and 3 inset slate slab tops by Paul Evans, American 1970 (signed and dated "Paul Evans 70"). This piece is spectacular. It has rich jewel tones and is signed and dated.
"Paul Evans, Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism", author Constance Kimmerle, published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers in 2014
8 feet long
22 inches deep
31 inches high
Chest of drawers model No. 1006 in mahogany with brass pulls and X stretcher between legs by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture, American 1950’s (signed “The Calvin Group designed by Paul McCobb” on inside top left drawer)
H: 36 inches
W: 5 feet 6 inches
D: 20 inches
Cabinet No.1079 in mahogany with 2 doors inset with jewelry enamel on copper graphic flower design and rosewood pulls by Harvey Probber, American 1950's (signed inside drawer). Harvey Probber's name is synonymous with exceptional craftsmanship. Probber looked for unique artwork to incorporate into his designs. These jewelry enamel doors were made by the artist Arpad Rosti. The abstract floral designs were influenced by the paintings and mural decorations of Henri Matisse.
H: 39 inches
W: 6 feet 5.5 inches
D: 18 inches
Two-door cabinet model No. 1073 in dark mahogany with inset black leather panels on doors with brass trim and sabots by Harvey Probber, American, 1950's. All drawers on right side have collapsible legs so they become serving tables. Both pull-out drawers on left are cork lined. This is a unique and special Harvey Probber design.
H: 35 inches
W: 42 inches
D: 18 inches