Lot 17: ETTORE MAZZINI (1891-1960). N.G.I. GENOVA / ITALY - NEW YORK. 1921. 26x18 inches, 66x47 cm. Istituto Italiano d'Arti Orafiche, Bergamo
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ETTORE MAZZINI (1891-1960) N.G.I. GENOVA / ITALY - NEW YORK. 1921.
26 1/4x18 3/4 inches, 66 3/4x47 3/4 cm. Istituto Italiano d'Arti Orafiche, Bergamo.
The Navigazione Generale Italiana (N.G.I.) was formed in 1881. The Colombo, originally named San Gennaro when she was built in 1917, became part of the company in 1921 and sailed for them until 1932.