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Gio Ponti Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Gio Ponti custom eight-drawer desk. From a small edition created for administrative offices in
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gio Ponti Desk
Gio Ponti Desk
H 31 in W 65 in D 35 in
A Mid-Century Writing Desk Attributed to Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A Mid-Century writing desk. Mahogany and beech wood with three draws and lift up hinged top
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Rare Gio Ponti Administrative Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gio Ponti desk designed in limited edition for city offices of Forlì, Italy. Original red Formica
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Beech

Rare Gio Ponti Administrative Desk
Rare Gio Ponti Administrative Desk
H 31.5 in W 64.5 in D 35.5 in
Gio Ponti Small Desk Mid-Century Italian Design Laminate Brass Walnut
By Gio Ponti
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Gio Ponti small desk mid-century Italian design laminate brass walnut. including Certificate of
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti's walnut desk and chair
By Gio Ponti
Located in Milano, IT
COD-2602 Gio Ponti ( 1891-1979) Desk with walnut uprights and top, two drawers with brass handles
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Gio Ponti's walnut desk and chair
Gio Ponti's walnut desk and chair
H 31.5 in W 55.12 in D 29.53 in
Italian Gio Ponti Mahogany Table Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
drawer with a stretcher (GIO PONTI - for the University of Padua)
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Early 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Gio Ponti Mahogany Table Desk
Italian Gio Ponti Mahogany Table Desk
H 31.25 in W 55 in D 27.5 in
Italian Mid-Century Modern Desk, Style of Gio Ponti, c 1950s, Refinished
By Gio Ponti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautifully refinished Mid-Century Modern desk produced in Italy circa 1950s. Featuring black steel
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti Original 1950's Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in London, GB
An architect, furniture and industrial designer and editor, Giò Ponti was arguably the most
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti Original 1950's Desk
Gio Ponti Original 1950's Desk
H 31.11 in W 65.75 in D 35.44 in
Italian Desk by Gio Ponti Attributed, 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Palermo, PA
Italian desk by Gio Ponti attributed, 1950s. Dimensions: H= 78 cm; W= 180 cm; D= 85 cm.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Wood

Italian Desk by Gio Ponti Attributed, 1950s
Italian Desk by Gio Ponti Attributed, 1950s
H 30.71 in W 70.87 in D 33.47 in
Giò Ponti Desk for Schirolli. Italy 1960
By Gio Ponti
Located in Catania, IT
design by Giò Ponti, the desk is in good condition, it shows some signs of wear due to time and
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Giò Ponti Desk for Schirolli. Italy 1960
Giò Ponti Desk for Schirolli. Italy 1960
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H 27.56 in W 47.25 in D 18.12 in
Iconic Gio Ponti Desk for BNL
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Iconic 1950s desk designed by Gio Ponti for BNL. Walnut frame and laminate top with exquisite brass
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Walnut

Iconic Gio Ponti Desk for BNL
Iconic Gio Ponti Desk for BNL
H 27.5 in W 19.75 in D 35.25 in
Midcentury Italian Small Desk 1960s Gio Ponti Style
By Gio Ponti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful Italian midcentury small desk in style of Gio Ponti.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Italian Modern Walnut and Rootwood Desk, Attributed to Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century Modern Walnut and Rootwood Desk, attributed to Gio Ponti.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Italian Mid-Century Walnut Ponti Style Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century walnut desk with a centere drawer flanked by 2 shaped front drawers on the
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Wood, Mahogany

Giò Ponti's Desk in Blond Wood with Original Wood Top
By Gio Ponti
Located in Milano, IT
Giò Ponti (1891-1979) Desk in blond wood with two drawers and original top designed and produced
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gio Ponti Desk from " Banca Nazionale del Lavoro , Italy, 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful walnut executive desk designed by Gio Ponti and produced by Schirolli for Banca Nazionale
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti for BNL Walnut and Brass Writing Table / Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Iconic writing table designed in the 1940s by Gio Ponti for Schirolli to furnish BNL (Banca
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italian Walnut Executive Desk in the Style of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A uniquely designed Italian walnut executive desk having a beautifully grained floating top over a
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Mid-20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Black Onyx Glass & Walnut Italian Mid-Century Modern Executive Desk by Gio Ponti
By Schirolli, Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A Rare and Elegant Italian MId-Century Modern Neoclassical Desk / Writing Table by Gio Ponti in
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Onyx, Brass

Desk In Mahogany Veneer Attributed To Gio Ponti, Italy 1950's
By Gio Ponti
Located in Hellouw, NL
This desk is unassuming yet quietly captivating. Attributed to the renowned designer Gio Ponti, its
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Desk Laminate, 1950 Italian Furniture Especially Gio Ponti Attributed
By Gio Ponti
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Desk laminate, 1950 Italian furniture especially Gio Ponti Attributed, made of colored laminate
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Brass

20th Century Italian Walnut Writing Table, Desk Set with a Chair by Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century modern Italian freestanding writing table, desk set with two drawers and a
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Brass

Mid century Desk by Gio Ponti
Located in Paddock Wood Tonbridge, GB
DESK BY GIO PONTI A midcentury desk produced in Italy by Italian master Gio Ponti, good solid
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Mid century Desk by Gio Ponti
Mid century Desk by Gio Ponti
H 31.11 in W 46.46 in D 31.11 in
Petite Italian Modern Stained Mahogany Writing Desk by Gio Ponti for Schirolli
By Gio Ponti
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Diminutive Italian student desk in stained mahogany designed by Gio Ponti for Schirolli, ca. 1950s
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Gio Ponti Desk and Wall Shelf, Forli Administrative Offices
By Gio Ponti
Located in Lake Worth Beach, FL
Artist/Designer: Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979) Additional Information: Desk has splayed front
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Mid-20th Century Italian Desks

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Brass

Office Chair by Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Berlin, DE
Aluminium Provenance Montecatini Headquarters Milan, 1938.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Aluminum

Office Chair by Gio Ponti
Office Chair by Gio Ponti
H 30.32 in Dm 24.41 in
Gio Ponti Office Desk in Wood and Glass for Bnl Italian Manufacture 1950s Italy
By Gio Ponti
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
(keyholes, keys and feet), originally designed by Gio Ponti for the offices of the Banca Nazionale del
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Pair of Vintage Ebonized Beech Writing Desks in the Style of Gio Ponti, Italy
By Gio Ponti
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
drawers each. These desks both have the same timber but with two slightly different shades. They may show
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Beech

Gio Ponti: Monumental Executive Desk in Reeded Walnut and Brass, Italy 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Gio Ponti (1891-1979) A rare and important executive desk by Gio Ponti, in dramatically carved and
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Brass

Gio Ponti Style Desk Designed for "Hotel della Citta " Forlì, Italy, 1957
By Gio Ponti
Located in Sacile, PN
Desk designed for "Hotel della Città et De La Ville" Forli' Gio Ponti took care of all the Hotel's
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Wood

Silver Office Tanker Desk Chair by Gio Ponti for Goodform 1950s
By Gio Ponti, GoodForm
Located in Chula Vista, CA
Vintage Office Desk Chair designed by Gio Ponti for Montecatini Building in Milano-as a symbol of
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal, Aluminum, Steel

Gio Ponti Desk for RIMA Made in Walnut, Chromed Steel and Plastic. Italy, 1950s
By RIMA, Gio Ponti
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
truly remarkable piece of mid-century furniture. About the designer: Gio Ponti, born in Milan
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Gio Ponti, Small Walnut Desk, from the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, 1950s
By Schirolli, Gio Ponti
Located in Wargrave, Berkshire
Gio Ponti small desk in light walnut on shaped tapering legs united by stretchers. The wood is in
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Desk by Gio Ponti
Located in London, GB
This walnut desk designed by Gio Ponti is of a very useful size and elegant design with the typical
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Vintage 1950s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Walnut Desk by Gio Ponti
Mid-Century Modern Walnut Desk by Gio Ponti
H 31.11 in W 66.93 in D 29.93 in
Gio Ponti vanity desk console table with a adjustable Fontana arte mirror, 1950
By Giordano Chiesa, Gio Ponti
Located in Rome, IT
rare Gio Ponti toilette, vanity table dressing table one drawer with an adjustable brass mirror by
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Italy Mid-20th Century Modern Steel Crystal Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Brescia, IT
This modern Italian design desk, has been made in Milano, in 1960 circa, an item of the ones custom
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Stainless Steel

Italy Mid-20th Century Modern Steel Crystal Desk
Italy Mid-20th Century Modern Steel Crystal Desk
H 28.35 in W 47.25 in D 33.08 in
Desk by Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli, Rima Padova, Italy, circa 1955
By Alberto Rosselli Saporiti, Gio Ponti
Located in Berlin, DE
Desk by Gio Ponti & Alberto Rosselli, Rima Padova, Italy, circa 1955 Originally designed for the
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Gio Ponti Teak and Brass Desk Designed for the BNL Offices, ISA Bergamo, 1950s
By ISA Bergamo, Gio Ponti
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
This Gio Ponti Desk, designed for BNL offices and manufactured by Isa Bergamo during the 1950s, is
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Gio Ponti Writing Desk in Walnut and Brass for the BNL Offices, Italy 1940s
By Gio Ponti, Schirolli
Located in Chiavari, Liguria
A rare and collectable walnut desk with brass ferrules designed by Gio Ponti and produced by
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

20th Century Italian Small Mahogany Schirolli Mantova Writing Table by Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti, Schirolli
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century modern Italian writing table made of hand carved Mahogany, designed by Gio
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Laminate, Formica, Mahogany

Italian Mid-Century Stately Wooden Desk with Glass Top, 1950s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Milan, IT
Italian mid-century stately wooden desk with glass top 1950s Sturdy multipurpose desk with eight
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Wood

Italian Mid-Century Modern Walnut Desk, Style of Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century Modern walnut desk featuring a slightly L-shaped top resting on a set of two
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

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Plexiglass, Wood, Walnut

Small Mid Century Italian Desk in Metal, Walnut and Formica, around 1950
By Gio Ponti
Located in Berlin, DE
A charming relic from the mid-20th century, this Small Italian Desk embodies the essence of mid
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

Gio Ponti, Walnut Writing Table, from the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, 1950s
By Schirolli, Gio Ponti
Located in Wargrave, Berkshire
Gio Ponti desk in light walnut on shaped tapering legs united by stretchers. The wood is in
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Mid Century Italian Grissinato Desk In The Style Of Gio Ponti
Located in Westport, CT
Wonderful Modernist fruitwood desk shown with its original grey laminate top which we have covered
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Fruitwood

Secretary Desk Attributed to Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
like legs ending in heavy brass sabots. Above the desk are book shelves and an off center cabinet
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

Secretary Desk Attributed to Gio Ponti
Secretary Desk Attributed to Gio Ponti
H 70.75 in W 38.25 in D 24.25 in
Four drawer lacquered wood panel desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Four drawer wood desk with ivory lacquered drawers and angular legs in the style of Gio Ponti.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Four drawer lacquered wood panel desk
Four drawer lacquered wood panel desk
H 31 in W 26.5 in D 46 in
Large Boomerang shaped Walnut Desk with Green Leather patinated top Italy 1950’s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Den Haag, NL
Large Boomerang shaped Walnut Desk with Green Leather patinated top, Italy 1950’s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Nutwood

1970s Deluxe Brewer Desk Chair Doctor Stool Del Tube Corp
By Gio Ponti
Located in Chula Vista, CA
Modern ergonomic deluxe Medical Brewer Doctor Stool Blue Chair Office Desk Del Tube Corp E. F
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Office Chairs and Desk Chairs

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Metal

Gio Ponti’s Avant-Garde Design: 1955 RIMA Desk from Pirelli Tower, Milan
Located in Rome, IT
Gio Ponti in collaboration with Alberto Rosselli for the iconic Pirelli Tower in Milan. Created in
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Occasional Chair by Gio Ponti
By Gio Ponti
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A beautiful, vintage dining/desk/occasional chair by Gio Ponti for Singer&Sons, ca' 1950's
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Walnut

Occasional Chair by Gio Ponti
Occasional Chair by Gio Ponti
H 34 in W 17 in D 21 in
1950s Secretaire Troumeau Desk, by Permanente Mobili Cantù, Gio Ponti Style
By Gio Ponti
Located in Vigonza, Padua
blonde hand carved walnut, Gio Ponti style. Excellent patina, polished to wax Measures in cm: H 104 x W
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

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Walnut

1950s Mid-Century Italian Wood and Brass Floating Executive Writing Desk Table
By Gio Ponti, Vittorio Dassi, Ico & Luisa Parisi, Gianfranco Frattini
Located in Carimate, Como
Very elegant Italian Art Deco Mid-Century Modern executive desk writing table, with hexagonal
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1950s Mid-Century Modern Italian Walnut Wood Brass and Glass Writing Desk Table
By Paolo Buffa, Gio Ponti, Ico & Luisa Parisi
Located in Carimate, Como
Very elegant Italian Mid-Century Modern desk writing table, with glass top and beautiful shape of
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Mid-20th Century Italian Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Desk Sculptural Chair, Superleggera by Gio Ponti, 1960s, Iconic
By Cassina, Gio Ponti
Located in Milano, IT
Giò Ponti probably needs no introduction: he's been arguably the most influential personality in
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Velvet, Wood

Italian Mid-Century Modern Neoclassic Lounge, Desk or Vanity Chair by Gio Ponti
By Casa e Giardino, Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
by Gio Ponti for Casa e Giardino, Italy. The cherry wood piece features sober, round tapered legs
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

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Brass

Gio Ponti for Arredoluce, Italian Mid-Century Modern Brass Applique, 1957
By Arredoluce, Gio Ponti
Located in Milan, IT
Gio Ponti, Italian Mid-Century Modern Brass Applique, 1957 A rare and beautiful example of Gio
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

1940s Art Deco Mid-Century Italian Walnut Wood and Brass Writing Desk Table
By Gio Ponti, Paolo Buffa, Vittorio Dassi, Ico & Luisa Parisi, Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in Carimate, Como
Very elegant Italian Art Deco Mid-Century Modern desk writing table, with black glass top and
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Important Desk in wood and glass by Melchiorre Bega (Attr.), Italy, 1950s
By Gio Ponti, Melchiorre Bega
Located in Argelato, BO
Melchiorre Bega (1898-1976), attributed to Desk Cherry, glass, rubber and brass Model created
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Midcentury Sculptural Writing Desk in the Style of Ico Parisi, Italy, circa 1960
By Ico Parisi, Gio Ponti
Located in New York City, NY
Impressive, striking desk in the style of Ico Parisi. Beautiful Grecian details carved into the
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Steel

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Gio Ponti Mid Century Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal gio ponti mid century desk for your home. Each gio ponti mid century desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and brass. There are many kinds of the gio ponti mid century desk you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. A gio ponti mid century desk made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. Gio Ponti, Schirolli & Co. and Giordano Chiesa each produced at least one beautiful gio ponti mid century desk that is worth considering.

How Much is a Gio Ponti Mid Century Desk?

Prices for a gio ponti mid century desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $850 and can go as high as $75,000, while the average can fetch as much as $6,500.

A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

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ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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