101. Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass
(Innsbruck 1917 – Milan 2007)
Ashoka Table Lamp
Executed by Memphis Milano in 1981 (manufacturer’s label on the foot)
Lacquered and chromium-plated metal, H. 85.8 x W. 74.5 x D. 8 cm
Provenance:
– The Gallery Mourmans, Knokke (1998)
– Private collection, the Netherlands
Literature:
Memphis 1981-1988, Groninger Museum, Groningen, 1990, p. 18, no. 95 (ill.)
Note:
The ‘Ashoka’ Table Lamp is one of several lamps designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis. In form this is the closest to the ‘cactus’ or ‘totem’ design language of some of his furniture, like the Carlton Room Divider.

Taxatie
€ 1.000 - 2.000
Hamerbedrag
€ 1.600