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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 109

    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)

    AN 'ASTEROID' TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1968

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    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)
    AN 'ASTEROID' TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1968
    manufactured by Francesconi, retailed by Design Centre for Poltronova
    colored methacrylate, fluorescent tube, painted aluminum, chrome-plated metal
    28 ¼ in. (72 cm.) high, 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) wide, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) deep
    with Design Centre label to underside


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from an Important American Collection


    Literature

    E. Ambasz, Italy: The New Domestic Landscape: Achievements and Problems of Italian Design, exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972, p. 106 for another lamp of this model;
    H. Höger, Ettore Sottsass Jun. Designer, Artist, Architect, Tübingen, 1993, p. 90 for another lamp of this model;
    F. Ferrari, N. Ferrari, Luce: Lampade 1968-1973: il nuovo design italiano, Turin, 2002, pl. 153 for another lamp of this model.