Corso Moncalieri 19 Torino 10131 , Italy Call Seller 39.349.856.2406


Ettore Sottsass Centerpiece mod Murmansk for Memphis, 1980s

$ 28,000
  • Description
    Ettore Sottsass grew up in Turin, and graduated in architecture from the Turin Polytechnic in 1939. In 1947, he founded his own studio in Milan. In 1956, Sottsass moved to New York where he began working in the studio of the designer George Nelson. Back in Italy, he began important collaborations with Poltronova (1957) and Olivetti (1958). From the late 60s to the 70s he collaborated with Superstudio and Archizoom Associati, as part of the Radical Architecture movement, until the founding of the Memphis group in 1981. Ettore Sottsass has been the recipient of numerous international awards and was the winner of the ADI Compasso d'Oro Award in 1959. His works are now exhibited in the permanent collections of many museums around the world.
    Here we have a magnificent centerpiece in pure silver model Murmansk designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis in 80s.
    Original brandmark as shown in photos.
    Published in: R. T. Labaco, Ettore Sottsass Architect and Designer, p.67, Merrell, 2006.
    Good condition, fully original, ready to be shipped.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Notes: Original brandmark as shown in photos.
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: Silver
    Condition: Good. Good condition, fully original.
    Creation Date: circa 1980
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Patterns: Contemporary/Modern, Modern
    Catalog References: R. T. Labaco, Ettore Sottsass Architect and Designer, p.67, Merrell, 2006.
    Dealer Reference #: O_275
    Incollect Reference #: 669908
  • Dimensions
    H. 11.81 in; Diam. 14.17 in;
    H. 30 cm; Diam. 36 cm;
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