Leggera chairs, set of eight
Cassina Italy, 1952 Italian walnut, upholstery 16¾ w x 18 d x 32¾ h in (43 x 46 x 83 cm)
Signed with applied metal manufacturer's label to to examples: [Figli di Amedeo Cassina Meda (Milano)].
provenance: Collection of Loris Manna, Milan
literature: Gio Ponti: A World , Romanelli, pg. 60 Gio Ponti: Interni, Oggetti, Disegni 1920-1976 , Falconi, pg. 242 Gio Ponti: L'Arte Si Innamora Dell'Industria , La Pietra, ppg. 251-253
Gio Ponti and his vision served as the inspiration for the important collection of Loris Manna, author of Gio Ponti, The Majolica. For an introduction to the collection, read One Collection, One History by Loris Manna