Nova Ars to host 20th C. Italian Design online-only auction July 27

Pair of Mongolfiera table lamps by Gianni Celada for Fontana Arte, 1969. Depicted in Repertorio Gramigna 1950-1980, 1969. Est. €1,500-€2,000

 

ASTI, Italy – There’s no mistaking the quality or look of 20th-century Italian design. It has its own ultra-chic way of creating an impact with even a few sleek lines.

It comes as no surprise that the best in Italian design can be sourced in the country of origin — in particular, Nova Ars auction house in Asti. Nova Ars’ auctions offer absentee and Internet live-bidding options through LiveAuctioneers.com, so it’s easy for fans of Italian design to acquire the pieces they can’t find anywhere else, regardless of where they live.

On July 27, Nova Ars will conduct an online-only 20th Century Italian Design auction. There’s a great mix of merchandise that includes furniture, ceramics, chandeliers and hanging lamps; glass, and many other Italian-made objects. If you like mid-century design, this auction is for you.

Here are some highlights:

Gio Ponti midcentury desk, solid oak with original drawer locks and keys. Est. €3,000-Gio Ponti midcentury desk, solid oak with original drawer locks and keys. Est. €3,000-€3,500

 

 

‘Pupa’ table lamp designed by Franca Stagi and Cesare Leonardi for Lumenform. Est. €1,000-€1,200

 

Set of 6 vintage eco-leather upholstered dining chairs, Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Cassina. Pair of Mongolfiera table lamps by Gianni Celada for Fontana Arte, 1969. Depicted in Repertorio Gramigna 1950-1980, 1969. Est. €2,000-€2,500

 

Start time for Nova Ars’ LiveAuctioneers online-only July 27 auction is 9:30 a.m. Pacific time / 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.

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Nova Ars is also a destination for those who want to learn more about Italian art, design and collecting. Also, the company can expertly appraise and value your personal property, with no obligation to consign. Email e.art.auctions@gmail.com.