Two 'Fischietto' vases, model nos. 592 and 594, from the 'Ceramiche a colaggio' series

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  • Provenance

    Scarsella collection, Italy
    Thence by descent
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    'Ceramiche a colaggio, per la serie', Domus, no. 422, January 1965, pp. 53-54
    Fernanda Pivano, 'Ettore Sottsass, Ceramiche dal 1955 al 1970', Domus, no. 749, May 1993, p. 70
    Fulvio Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass Tutta la Ceramica, Turin, 1996, p. 103, figs. 402, 404

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Two 'Fischietto' vases, model nos. 592 and 594, from the 'Ceramiche a colaggio' series

circa 1962
Glazed earthenware.
Tallest: 31.6 cm (12 1/2 in.) high, 11.2 cm (4 3/8 in.) diameter
Manufactured by Società Ceramica Toscana, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana for Galleria Il Sestante, Milan, Italy. Underside of tallest signed with IL SESTANTE/SOTTSASS, the other with SOTTSASS/IL SESTANTE/594 ITALY.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 

sold for £13,750

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Sofia Sayn-Wittgenstein
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Design

London Auction 20 September 2017