Corso Moncalieri 19 Torino 10131 , Italy Call Seller 39.349.856.2406


Ettore Sottsass Pair of Ottomans Mod Dado T29 for Poltronova, 1960s

$ 9,500
  • 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 pair of wooden ottomans model T29 "Dado" designed by Ettore Sottsass jr for Poltronova in 1960s.
    Published in: Domus n. 406, september 1963, pp. 18-19.
    Good condition, fully original.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Notes: Domus n. 406, september 1963, pp. 18-19.
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Wood
    Condition: Good. Good condition, fully original.
    Creation Date: circa 1960
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Article References: Domus n. 406, september 1963, pp. 18-19.
    Dealer Reference #: S_145
    Incollect Reference #: 673007
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.42 in; H. 12.6 in; D. 11.42 in;
    W. 29 cm; H. 32 cm; D. 29 cm;
    Seat H. 12.6 in;
    Seat H. 32 cm;
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