Ettore Sottsass, Jr. - Design London Thursday, May 12, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, London

  • Literature

    Federica di Castro, ed., Ettore Sottsass's Scrap-book: Disegni e Note di Ettore Sottsass, Milan, 1976, p. 63 for a drawing
    Alessandro Vezzosi, ed., Arte d’Abitare: Lavori di Barni, Florence, 1986, p. 108 for a drawing
    Fulvio Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass: Tutta la Ceramica, Turin, 1996, pp. 139, 140

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips wishes to thank Marina Vignozzi Paszkowski for her assistance in cataloguing the present lot.


'Rangoon' totem

designed 1964, produced circa 1994
Painted and glazed ceramic, laminated wood.
215.5 cm (84 7/8 in.) high
Produced by Manifattura S.C.3, Calenzano for Edizioni Arte Design, Agliana, Italy. Number 3 from the edition of 20 plus artist's proofs. Totem base inscribed Sottsass/3 / 20.

£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £32,760

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London Auction 12 May 2022