6 December 2000
ETTORE SOTTSASS (B. 1917)
Tappeto Volante armchair
designed 1974, limited serial production by Bedding Brevetti, fantasy lounge chair of asymmetric form; stained beechwood, stretch-jersey, velvet and carpeting
27 x 42 x 72in. (68.5 x 107 x 183cm.)
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Andrea Branzi, The Hot House: Italian New Wave Design, London, 1984, (p. 148, similar example illustrated)
Albrecht Bangert, Italian Furniture Design: Ideas, Styles, Movements, Munich, 1988, (p. 110, similar example illustrated).
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Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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