Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini
Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini
Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini
Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini
Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini

Stylized horse figure 1978. Gio Ponti for Lino Sabattini

 

  • Silhouette of a horse in a walking stance. Bought it directely from Lino Sabattini. Editon of 10. This ist the Artist Proof.
  • H. 25.5 cm, L. 60.5 cm.
  • Execution: Sabattini, Argenteria, Bregnano b. Como. Brass, silver plated. Inscribed on the back.
  • Signed: SABATTINI ITALY DESIGN GIO PONTI 1978.
  • Additional Architect and active in many areas designer Gio Ponti took over in 1923 the artistic director of the venerable Richard-Ginori ceramics factory in Doccia, 1928 he founded the magazine Domus. From 1946, he designed a series of multicolored objects for Venini, including a series of lights using a Mediterranean palette of intense reds, yellows, blues and greens. Cutlery and metalwork he designed inter alia for Christofle, Paris and Sabattini.
  • Literature See U. La Pietra, Gio Ponti, Milano 1988, p 315, Figure 660, drawing 'Al Gatto Nero'.

 

 



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