Gio Ponti - Calderoni Fratelli, Alessi - Ice Bucket, Ice Clamp and Shaker - Steel (stainless)

Description
Gio Ponti - Calderoni Fratelli, Alessi - Ice Bucket, Ice Clamp and Shaker - Steel (stainless)
Italy - 1960

Rare set with ice bucket and shaker designed in the 1960s by Gio Ponti for Calderoni Fratelli.
The ice bucket consists of 2 parts: the bucket and an openwork grid (H 14 cm, diameter 11 cm) It is complemented by ice tongs by Alessi in the same style and material. The shaker is 22.5 cm high (diameter 22 cm).
The style of Gio Ponti can be seen in the simplicity of the objects, which from functional objects turn into designer objects.
Giovanni Ponti, known as Gio (Milan, 18 November 1891–Milan, 16 September 1979), is considered one of the masters of Italian architecture and was also a designer and essayist, among the most important of the twentieth century.

Lot details
Object
Ice Bucket, Ice Clamp and Shaker
Material
Steel (stainless)
Designer/ Artist
Gio Ponti
Manufacturer/ Brand
Calderoni Fratelli, Alessi
Estimated Period
1960
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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