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Ettore Sottsass

Allodola, 2003

Ceramic and glass
7 1/2 × 12 3/5 in
19 × 32 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Milan
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Studio Guastalla
Milan
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Ceramic and glass vase in limited edition of 33 pieces and 3 author’s proofs.
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NOTES:
Ceramic and glass vase in limited edition of 33 pieces and 3 author’s proofs.
Ceramic decorated with acrylic “fluorescent pink”.
Gray glass blown in Murano.

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered
Series
Quattordici ceramiche e vetri by Ettore Sottsass, 2003
Manufacturer
Short stories, Livorno (Italy)
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Ettore Sottsass
Italian, 1917–2007
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An Italian architect and designer known for his large oeuvre including furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting, and office design, Ettore Sottsass was also the founder in the early 1980s of the Memphis Group. Drawing inspiration from such movements as Art Deco and Pop Art, Memphis produced and exhibited furniture and objects that were vibrant in color and futuristic in design. Sottsass’ own work was known for its variety, oftentimes incorporating playfulness through ornamentation and color. His Olivetti typewriter (1969), one of his most celebrated designs, made of bright red-orange plastic, was a Pop phenom in both its functionality and innovative design. His architecture and design career spanned many decades and styles.

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About the work
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Studio Guastalla
Milan
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NOTES:
Ceramic and glass vase in limited edition of 33 pieces and 3 author’s proofs.
Ceramic …

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NOTES:
Ceramic and glass vase in limited edition of 33 pieces and 3 author’s proofs.
Ceramic decorated with acrylic “fluorescent pink”.
Gray glass blown in Murano.

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered
Series
Quattordici ceramiche e vetri by Ettore Sottsass, 2003
Manufacturer
Short stories, Livorno (Italy)
Image rights
Mirabeau
Ettore Sottsass
Italian, 1917–2007
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An Italian architect and designer known for his large oeuvre including furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting, and office design, Ettore Sottsass was also the founder in the early 1980s of the Memphis Group. Drawing inspiration from such movements as Art Deco and Pop Art, Memphis produced and exhibited furniture and objects that were vibrant in color and futuristic in design. Sottsass’ own work was known for its variety, oftentimes incorporating playfulness through ornamentation and color. His Olivetti typewriter (1969), one of his most celebrated designs, made of bright red-orange plastic, was a Pop phenom in both its functionality and innovative design. His architecture and design career spanned many decades and styles.

Ettore Sottsass

Allodola, 2003

Ceramic and glass
7 1/2 × 12 3/5 in
19 × 32 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Milan
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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Other works from Studio Guastalla