Ettore Sottsass, Jr. - Design London Tuesday, April 27, 2010 | Phillips
  • Literature

    Emilio Ambasz, Italy: The New Domestic Landscape: Achievements and Problems of Italian Design, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972, p. 106; Hans Höger, Ettore Sottsass Jun. Designer, Artist, Architect, Tübingen, 1993, p. 90; Fulvio Ferrari and Napoleone Ferrari, Luce: Lampade 1968-1973: il nuovo design italiano, Turin, 2002, pl. 153; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds, Domus Vol. VI 1965-1969, Cologne, 2006, pp. 436 and 500 for similar examples


'Asteroid' table lamp

c. 1968
Coloured methacrylate, fluorescent tube, painted aluminium, chrome-plated metal.
73.5 cm. (28 3/4 in.) high

Manufactured by Francesconi for Design Centre, Italy and distributed by Poltronova, Italy. Base with manufacturer’s paper label ‘DESIGN CENTRE/Made in Italy’.

£3,000 - 5,000 


28 April 2010