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Ettore Sottsass Yantra 31 Vase for Poltronova end of '60s

Documentation Signed
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Glazed ceramic
Dimensions
W. 14.17 in; H. 14.17 in; D. 6.69 in;
W. 36 cm; H. 36 cm; D. 17 cm;
Condition Good. very good condition
Creation Date 1969
Description Vase model Yantra 31 designed at the end of '60s by Ettore Sottsass for Poltrona, in red glazed ceramic.
In Domus no. 489 of August 1970, Ettore Sottsass himself tells about his experience with ceramic, he says: "I started designing ceramics in 1965 because an american called Irving asked me to". After failing and experiencing, finally thanks to a journey through India, with the friend and colleague Nanda Vigo, in 1961, once back at home, Sottsass had a good inspiration for his project with ceramics. From here Yantra collection; in the same article in Domus, Sottsass says: "Mantra gives formula and a question, Yantra, diagman and pattern."
Styles / Movements Minimalist, Modern
Patterns Modern
Book References F. Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass tutta la ceramica, p. 175, Allemandi, 1996
Catalog References Domus n. 489, August 1970, pages 50-59
Dealer Reference Number O_89
Incollect Reference Number 410445
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