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    Sale 7620

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    28 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)

    ELLE PAIR OF LIGHTS, DESIGNED 1970

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    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)
    ELLE PAIR OF LIGHTS, DESIGNED 1970
    produced by Poltronova for the Mobili Grigi series, Design Centre, chromed steel and PMMA plastic enclosing fluorescent lighting, paired switches for ambient blue or bright white lighting options
    each 10½ in. (25.5 cm.) high; 47¼ in. (120 cm.) wide; 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep
    both with Design Centre, Made in Italy labels (2)


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    This lot should read 31½ in. (80 cm.) wide


    Literature

    Fulvio & Napoleone Ferrari, Luce: Lampade 1968-1973, Turin, 2001, cat. no. 148 (design illustrated in-situ)