Ettore Sottsass, Jr. - Important Design London Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 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


Two 'Asteroid' table lamps

Chromium-plated metal, acrylic, painted aluminium.
Each: 73 x 27.5 x 16.2 cm (28 3/4 x 10 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)
Manufactured by Francesconi for Design Centre, Italy and distributed by Poltronova, Italy. Each with manufacturer's plastic label printed DESIGN CENTRE/made in italy, underside with paper label printed BR-15GIU1971 and BR-7LUG1971 respectively.

£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £12,500

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Important Design

London Auction 26 April 2018