• Historical Design Reflects: Th auction at Christies

    Sale 2392

    Historical Design Reflects: The East 61st Street Years

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 421

    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)

    A STERLING SILVER 'ALASKA' VASE, 1982

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    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)
    A Sterling Silver 'Alaska' Vase, 1982
    designed for Memphis, Milan, manufactured by Rossi & Arcandi, Vicenza
    12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
    stamped Memphis Milano and with Italian hallmarks


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    cf. H. Höger, Ettore Sottsass Jun.: Designer, Artist, Architect, Tübingen/Berlin, 1993, p. 187 for an illustration of another 'Alaska' vase.
    Exhibition catalogue, Memphis: Céramique, Argent, Verre, 1981-1987, Marseilles, Musée de Marseille, 1991, p. 90 for another illustration.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.