Set of 6 “metal label” mod. 646 “Leggera” chairs for Cassina
Gio Ponti


Italy 1952.
All with the same provenance, one with the metal label "Figli di Amedeo Cassina".
This label was applied only on the first pieces produced, later it was replaced by an adhesive label.

Aniline dyed ashwood, weaved rope seat.
Excellent restored conditions. Pre-restoration pictures are available on request.

Dimensions (total H x seat H x W x D):
83 x 45 x 42 x 46 cm / 32,7 x 17,7 x 16,5 x 18,1 in

References:
- Domus 264/265 (December 1951)
- G. Gramigna, "Repertorio 1950-80", Mondadori, 1985.

Info

Provenance:
Restaurant of an hotel in Gressoney. Bought by the previous owner in the early 1950s.

Condition report:
The chairs were professionally restored. The old oxidated finishing was removed and a new nitrocellulose finishing was applied.
The seatings were done by a experienced Milanese artisan in order to perfectly match the original ones.