Ettore Sottsass, Jr. - Design London Monday, April 28, 2014 | Phillips

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  • 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


'Asteroid' table lamp

circa 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. Underside with manufacturer’s paper label F MADE IN ITALY BY/Francesconi/25100 BRESCIA.

£3,000 - 4,000 

Sold for £3,750

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London Auction 29 April 2014 2pm