Palm Beach Modern to auction Gio Ponti cabinet from Villa Nemazee, Aug. 21

Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1972), Cabinet/Credenza commissioned for Villa Nemazee in Tehran, Iran. Manufactured by Giordano Chiesa. Estimate: $40,000-$50,000

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The word “important” is sometimes used a bit too freely in describing antiques or collectibles, but it would not be a stretch to call this cabinet “highly important.” We spotted it in Palm Beach Modern Auctions’ (PBMA) catalog for their Saturday, August 21 sale titled Objects20C Collection: The Best of Modern. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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