• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2008)

    MODEL 198 VASE AND COVER, 1959-1960

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    ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2008)
    MODEL 198 VASE AND COVER, 1959-1960
    produced by Bitossi, for Il Sestante, stoneware, with partial volcanic glaze
    5¾ in. (15 cm.) high
    underside painted Il Sestante, Sottsass, Italy, 198


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    This design was initially produced in four colourways, and was first presented in the 1960 Il Sestante catalogue.

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    Literature

    F. Ferrari, Ettore Sottsass, Tutta La Ceramica, Turin, n/d, p. 87, cat. no. 330 (example illustrated)