UPHOLSTERED STRUCTURE

Aesthetic structure in solid american walnut; solid wood seat with elastic bands and filler in multi-density polyurethane.

BACKREST

Contoured backrest made from metal crosspieces and injection moulded polyurethane filler.

LEGS

Brass ferrules; floor slides in non-slip plastic.

EXTERNAL REMOVABLE SLIPCOVERS

Product with completely removable cover, for both fabric and leather versions.

MAINTENANCE OF METAL PARTS

In order to maintain the aesthetic characteristics of these finishes over time and avoid rust, regular, methodical and meticulous cleaning is necessary. For everyday maintenance, dust with a soft dry cloth. For greasy oily marks (fingerprints) we advise cleaning the surfaces with normal liquid detergents for glass. Products containing solvents and/or alcohol and hard fibre cloths (linen and synthetics) should be avoided, as they could ruin and/or scratch surfaces. Require monthly maintenance with specific metal cleaning/polishing products.

MAINTENANCE OF WOODEN PARTS

For everyday maintenance dust with a soft dry cloth. For greasy, oily marks (fingerprints) we advise cleaning the surface with alcohol diluted in water, drying immediately with a soft cloth. Products containing acetone, bleach and solvents should be avoided, as should abrasive products, furniture wax and hard fibre cloths (linen and synthetics) which could ruin and/or scratch surfaces. All these operations should be carried out with great care, avoiding heavy pressure. Exposure to direct sunlight can alter the wood colour.

W 27 1/2” D 29 1/8” H 29 1/2”

Giovanni “Gio” Ponti, (Milan, November 18, 1891 - Milan, September 16, 1979), is one of the Italian masters of architecture. He was also a designer and essayist and one of the most important of the twentieth century.
Other than the great architectural works which carry his unmistakable signature, he created a vast amount of work in the furniture sector. This is demonstrated in his three Milanese houses which were fully furnished in the "Ponti" style. The houses in via Randaccio, 1925, Casa Laporte in via Brin, 1926 and the last in via Dezza, in 1957 is an "expression" of his home design ideas. Gio Ponti was an Italian promoter of industrial design and introduced the idea of interior furnishing ranges produced as being a "sophisticated," economic, "democratic" and modern.
Molteni&C managed a reissuing project of furniture and furnishings designed by Gio Ponti for products for these private homes and limited editions. After a long journey of research, selection and study of prototypes, the collection was exhibited at the Salone del Mobile 2012. This was thanks to the cooperation and the exclusively signed agreement of the Ponti heirs and the artistic director of Cerri & Associati Studio.

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ARMCHAIRS

D.151.4

Design Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti leaned on nautical inspiration to design this armchair that was destined for use on ocean liners and today is a part of Molteni&C's Heritage Collection. A contoured backrest provides support and style while a solid wood structure and sumptuous velvet fabric upholstery give this a robust armchair its distinctive character.

  • Made in Italy
  • Structure in solid American Walnut
  • Upolsthered in Olive Green Velvet W6236
  • Dimensions: D. 26.13 x W. 27.5 x H. 29.5"
Made in Italy

 

SKU: D1514-W6236
$7,480.00

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