Set of three vases, model nos. 444, 585 and 587, from the 'Ceramiche a colaggio' series

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  • Provenance

    For model nos. 585 and 587:
    Scarsella collection, Italy
    Thence by descent
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    For model no. 444:
    Fulvio Ferrari, Turin
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1980s

  • Literature

    'Ceramiche a colaggio, per la serie', Domus, no. 422, January 1965, p. 54 for a similar example
    Fernanda Pivano, 'Ettore Sottsass, Ceramiche dal 1955 al 1970', Domus, no. 749, May 1993, p. 70 for similar examples
    Fulvio Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass Tutta la Ceramica, Turin, 1996, p. 99, figs. 377, 380, p. 100, figs. 385-86 for similar examples

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Set of three vases, model nos. 444, 585 and 587, from the 'Ceramiche a colaggio' series

1962-1963
Glazed earthenware.
Largest: 22.3 x 22.1 x 22.7 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)
Manufactured by Società Ceramica Toscana, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana for Galleria Il Sestante, Milan, Italy. Each underside signed with SOTTSASS/IL SESTANTE/ITALY and 587, 444, 585 respectively.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

sold for £6,250

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Design

London Auction 20 September 2017