Rare vase, model no. Y/15, from the ‘Yantra di Terracotta’ series

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  • Provenance

    Enrico Perroni, Villa Guardia, Como, circa 1972
    Thence by descent
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    'Ettore Sottsass Ceramiche dal 1955 al 1970', Domus, no. 749, May 1993, p. 73
    Hans Höger, Ettore Sottsass Jun. Designer, Artist, Architect, Tübingen, 1993, p. 173
    Fulvio Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass Tutta la Ceramica, Turin, 1996, p. 169
    Fulvio Ferrari, Sottsass: 1000 Ceramics, Turin, 2017, p. 146

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Rare vase, model no. Y/15, from the ‘Yantra di Terracotta’ series

circa 1969
Glazed earthenware.
50 x 23.3 x 11.6 cm (19 5/8 x 9 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Distributed by Design Centre, Milan, Italy. Underside signed Sottsass/Y/15.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

sold for £6,250

Contact Specialist
Antonia King
Interim Head of Sale
+44 20 7901 7944
antonia.king@phillips.com

Design

London Auction 17 October 2019