Ettore Sottsass Jr. (Italy, 1917-2007)

An architect, industrial designer, philosopher and provocateur, Ettore Sottsass led a revolution in the aesthetics and technology of modern design in the late 20th century.

     Sottsass was the oldest member of the Memphis Group — a design collective, formed in Milan in 1980, whose irreverent, spirited members included Alessandro Mendini, Michele de Lucchi, Michael Graves, and Shiro Kuramata. All had grown disillusioned by the staid, black-and-brown “corporatized” modernism that had become endemic in the 1970s. Memphis (the name stemmed from the title of a Bob Dylan song) countered with bold, brash, colorful, yet quirkily minimal designs for furniture, glassware, ceramics and metalwork. They mocked high-status by building furniture with inexpensive materials such as plastic laminates, decorated to resemble exotic finishes such as animal skins. Their work was both functional and — as intended — shocking.

     Sottsass's most-recognized designs appeared in the first Memphis collection, issued in 1981— notably the multihued, angular “Carlton” room divider and “Casablanca” bookcase. As pieces on these pages demonstrate, however, Sottsass is at his most imaginative and expressive in smaller, secondary furnishings such as lamps and chandeliers, and in table pieces and glassware that have playful and sculptural qualities.

     It was as an artist that Ettore Sottsass was celebrated in his life, in exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in 2006, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art a year later. Even then Sottsass’s work prompted critical debate. And for a man whose greatest pleasure was in astonishing, delighting and ruffling feathers, perhaps there was no greater accolade. That the work remains so revolutionary and bold — that it breaks with convention so sharply it will never be considered mainstream — is a testament to his genius.

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Fruit Tray White and Pink by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 12.2 in. W 12.2 in. D 12.2 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Fruit Tray White and Pink by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass, Ceramica Gatti
2010s Italian Other Centerpieces
This ceramic fruit tray adds a pop of color to the room with its bright pink glazed base and lustrous white glazed top. This piece is one in a limited series of 50 crafted in Bottega Ga...
Fruit Tray in Green by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 7.09 in. W 13.78 in. D 13.78 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Fruit Tray in Green by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass, Ceramica Gatti
2010s Italian Other Centerpieces
Ceramic
This unique ceramic fruit tray has a glazed base in a glossy white. The tray is glazed in a vibrant green with a matte finish, and glossy white rim. The interior is glazed in a lustrous...
Large Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 14.57 in. W 9.84 in. D 9.84 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Large Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Bitossi, Ettore Sottsass
2010s Italian Other Centerpieces
This elegant centrepiece in white clay features a base in dark grey supporting a conic body made of concentric steps that are finished in red on the outside and in vivid matte green on ...
Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 7.09 in. W 8.27 in. D 8.27 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Bitossi, Ettore Sottsass
2010s Italian Other Centerpieces
Ceramic
This striking centerpiece in white clay has an external finish in black on the base and white on the body, with an internal decoration of fine, parallel black lines over the white finis...
Dimensions: H 15.75 in. W 11.81 in. D 5.51 in.
Dealer Location: Milano, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Porcelain
Pair of Table Lamps DON Designed by Ettore Sottsas...
Stilnovo, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Metal, Porcelain
Design pure and childish for this lamp designed by Ettore Sottsass for Stilnovo in 1973, anticipating the next post-modern design of the 1980s. The name itself, DON, refers to figure o...
Black and White Vase by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 17.72 in. W 5.91 in. D 5.91 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Black and White Vase by Ettore Sottsass
Bitossi, Ettore Sottsass
2010s Italian Other Vases and Vessels
Ceramic
This vase's simple shape is complemented by its geometric decoration that features striking motifs in black on the white background of the cylindrical shape. This piece was designed by ...
Picture Frame by Ettore Sottsass for Morelato
Dimensions: H 5.51 in. W 8.27 in. D 1.97 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Glass, Marble
Picture Frame by Ettore Sottsass for Morelato
Ettore Sottsass, Morelato
1990s Italian Picture Frames
Metal, Glass, Marble
Picture frame by Ettore Sottsass for Morelato. Marble, metal and glass materials compose this Sottsass archetypical piece.
Ettore Sottsass, Cabinet, Limited Edition, Oak Design Edizioni, Italy
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 6.7 in. W 4 ft. 7.1 in. D 22.05 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Ettore Sottsass, Cabinet, Limited Edition, Oak Des...
Ettore Sottsass
Early 2000s Italian Modern Cabinets
Wood
Cabinet in lacquered wood and wood covered in mirrored glass designed by Ettore Sottsass and produced by Oak design Edizioni, Italy in 2000. Limited edition of 20 copies. Original labe...
Dimensions: H 21 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Roma, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Ceramic, Glass
Ganga Glass and Ceramic Vase by Ettore Sotsass
Ettore Sottsass
Early 2000s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases and Vessels
Metal, Ceramic, Glass
Ganga is part of Sottsass 2003 collection for Italian editors Short Stories. Inspired by ancient Aztec ceramics and exemplary of Sottsass’s signature style, this sculptural object is a ...
Dimensions: H 12.25 in. Dm 3.85 in.
Dealer Location: North Miami, FL
Materials & Techniques: Sterling Silver
Architectural Italian Signed Sterling Silver Geome...
Ettore Sottsass
1990s Italian Modern Glass
Sterling Silver
This wonderful tall architectural cylindrical vase is signed on the bottom Argento Flavia Alves de De Souza for HWE Egizia by Sottsass Associati. It is sterling silver overlay in Greek ...
Dimensions: H 21 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Roma, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Ceramic, Glass
Ganga Ceramic and Glass Vase by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
Early 2000s Vases and Vessels
Metal, Ceramic, Glass
Ganga is part of Sottsass’s 2003 collection for Italian editors Short Stories. Inspired by ancient Aztec ceramics and exemplary of Sottsass’s signature style, this sculptural object is ...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 6.8 in. Dm 15.38 in.
Dealer Location: Glendale, CA
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum
1980s Ettore Sottsass Callimaco Floor Lamp for Art...
Artemide, Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Aluminum
Ettore Sottsass Callimaco floor lamp for Artemide. Originally created in 1982, Ettore Sottsass’ “horn” of light creates the remarkable illusion of an oversized musical instrument. This ...
Dimensions: H 7.5 in. Dm 30 in.
Dealer Location: Glendale, CA
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Aluminum, Chrome
Large Ettore Sottsass 'Lampros 3' Chandelier for S...
Stilnovo, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Metal, Aluminum, Chrome
Large Ettore Sottsass '19022 Lampros' chandelier for Stilnovo, circa 1970. Executed in lacquered aluminium and chromed metal with manufacturer's mark engraved on metal. A sophisticated ...
Ettore Sottsass Fruit Bowl
Dimensions: H 10.04 in. Dm 12.2 in.
Dealer Location: Milano, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Walnut
Ettore Sottsass Fruit Bowl
Ettore Sottsass
Late 20th Century Italian Modern Serving Bowls
Metal, Walnut
Fruit bowl on the polished walnut base with white perforated metal edge, designed by Ettore Sottsass. Manufactured by EAD, Italy. Fire mark with designer's signature imprinted on the b...
Ettore Sottsass Mela Ice Bucket
Dimensions: H 8.27 in. Dm 7.48 in.
Dealer Location: Milano, IT
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum
Ettore Sottsass Mela Ice Bucket
Ettore Sottsass
Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Wine Coolers
Aluminum
Pink-golden color ice bucket made of anodized aluminium.
Dimensions: W 2 ft. L 21 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Cut Glass, Mirror, Wood
Ettore Sottsass for Glas Italia Geometric Mirror i...
Ettore Sottsass, Glas Italia
Early 2000s Italian Post-Modern Wall Mirrors
Cut Glass, Mirror, Wood
A modern polychromatic mirror, circa 2008, from the collection Gli Specchi di Dioniso designed by Ettore Sottsass and produced by the Italian Company Glas Italia in Brianza. The square ...
1980s Sottsass Associati Console
Dimensions: H 32.28 in. W 4 ft. 10.3 in. D 15.75 in.
Dealer Location: Saint-Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Wood
1980s Sottsass Associati Console
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Console Tables
Wood
1980s Sottsass Associati console with four sculptural wooden legs and colored stratifie.  Edited by Zanotta. The console has the original Zanotta label. Legs can be disembled for tran...
Dimensions: H 36 in. W 19 in. D 18 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Stainless Steel
Set of Six Memphis Style Chrome Dining Chairs in s...
Ettore Sottsass
Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Dining Room Chairs
Stainless Steel
An exceptional set of postmodern chrome dining chairs attributed to Memphis designer Ettore Sottsass, 1914-2007. The chairs are upholstered in midnight blue ultra-suede.
Ettore Sottsass "East Side" Three-Seat Sofa for Knoll
Dimensions: H 33.5 in. W 6 ft. 3 in. D 30 in.
Dealer Location: Kansas City, MO
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Leather, Upholstery
Ettore Sottsass "East Side" Three-Seat Sofa for Kn...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Sofas
Steel, Leather, Upholstery
Original Ettore Sottsass east side sofa in the original black leather and original fabric. In remarkably good, virtually unused condition.
Dimensions: H 4 in. W 8 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Chrome
Italian Silver Plate Picture Frame by Ettore Sotts...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Picture Frames
Glass, Chrome
An Italian chrome-plated and glass picture frame by Ettore Sottsass editioned by Morellato, circa 1980. Signed Sottsass. With original box. Never used. Measures: Overall size 8" x 8"...
Pair of Ettore Sottsass Asteroide Lights, circa 1968
Dimensions: H 28.74 in. W 10.24 in. D 5.91 in.
Dealer Location: Saint-Ouen, FR
Materials & Techniques: Acrylic, Aluminum, Metal
Pair of Ettore Sottsass Asteroide Lights, circa 19...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1960s Italian Floor Lamps
Acrylic, Aluminum, Metal
Enameled aluminium base with acrylic diffuser, neon light tube and chrome-plated metal arch, circa 1968. Edition Poltronova Measuers: H 73cm, W 26cm, D 15cm Good condition.  
Dimensions: H 19.5 in. Dm 15.5 in.
Dealer Location: Denton, MD
Materials & Techniques: Plexiglass, Ceramic, Metal
Bay Lamp by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis
Ettore Sottsass, Memphis Group
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Table Lamps
Plexiglass, Ceramic, Metal
Ettore Sottsass, the founder of Memphis, designed this lamp for the Memphis 1983 collection. This example from 2010-2015 production. Includes bulb (1- 42w, E27 base, 230v - 50 HZ). Blac...
Ettore Sottsass 14104 Moonlight Floor Lamp
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 4.2 in. W 8.66 in. D 8.66 in.
Dealer Location: Chiasso, CH
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Stainless Steel
Ettore Sottsass 14104 Moonlight Floor Lamp
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Metal, Stainless Steel
Produced by Arredoluce. Bibliography: Light, Fulvio Ferrari. The Complete Designers’ Lights (1950-1990), Clémence & Didier Krzentowski.
Olivetti "Valentine" Typewriter
Dimensions: H 4.72 in. W 13.39 in. D 13.78 in.
Dealer Location: Wien, AT
Materials & Techniques: Plastic
Olivetti "Valentine" Typewriter
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Collectibles and Curiosities
Plastic
Design: Ettore Sottsass & Perry A. King, 1969. Maker: Ing. C. Olivetti & C. S.p.A., Ivrea, Italien. Signed. Excellent condition. Measures: H 11.7 cm x W 34.3 cm x 35.2 cm.    
Dimensions: H 16.54 in. Dm 14.96 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass
Ettore Sottsass, Murano Vase Medusa by Venini, Ita...
Venini, Ettore Sottsass
1990s Italian Modern Vases and Vessels
Murano Glass
A beautiful Murano vase designed by Ettore Sottsass and produced by Venini in 1997. Limited edition 99 piece. Signed and numbered 71/99. Original label. Model out production. Exposed in...
Ettore Sottsass 'Donau' Side Table, 1985
Dimensions: H 19.69 in. W 19.69 in. D 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: The Hague, NL
Materials & Techniques: Birdseye Maple, Metal
Ettore Sottsass 'Donau' Side Table, 1985
Ettore Sottsass, Franz Leitner, Marco Zannini
Vintage 1980s Austrian Post-Modern Side Tables
Birdseye Maple, Metal
This rare side table was designed by Ettore Sottsass and Marco Zanini in 1985. The wooden parts, executed in bird’s eye maple, offer a striking contrast with the four blue metal tubes o...
Ettore Sottsass Ultrafragola Mirror Poltronova
Dimensions: W 3 ft. 3.4 in. L 6 ft. 4.8 in.
Dealer Location: Hamburg, DE
Ettore Sottsass Ultrafragola Mirror Poltronova
Ettore Sottsass, Poltronova
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Mirrors and Full-Length Mirr...
Designed by Ettore Sottsass in 1970, produced by Poltronova, Italy. Back in steel. Front in white plastic with pink neon lamps. EU- or US-Electricity.
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 5 in. W 6 ft. 2.8 in. D 15.75 in.
Dealer Location: Brussels, BE
Materials & Techniques: Laminate, Wood
Early Prototype of Iconic Carlton Room Divider Cre...
Ettore Sottsass, Pierluigi Ghianda
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards
Laminate, Wood
Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) Carlton room divider. This is the prototype made by Pierluigi Ghianda with Ettore Sottsass in 1980, before the model went on production in 1981. Wood and ...
Dimensions: H 20.87 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: Carpaneto Piacentino, IT
Coffee Table Designed by Ettore Sottsass, Model Pr...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
White Carrara marble coffee table, model Primavera, by Ettore Sottsass for Ultime Edizioni, circa 1980.
Dimensions: H 39.37 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Murano Glass
Ettore Sottsass, Giocosa Chandelier, Venini, Italy...
Venini, Ettore Sottsass
1990s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Murano Glass
A large "Giocosa" chandelier, circa 1990, brass frame with pinkish and blue blown glass tubes designed by Ettore Sottsass and produced by Venini. Out production.   
Dimensions: H 19.69 in. W 3.94 in. D 28.74 in.
Dealer Location: Brussels, BE
Materials & Techniques: Metal
Extremely Rare Desk Lamp Design by Ettore Sottsass...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Table Lamps
Metal
It's not known how many pieces are made of this lamp, only she was commissioned for a hospital in Italy. Rare lamp (1980), metal structure. Base with a disc overflowing TOTEM black lac...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. W 10 in. D 14.75 in.
Dealer Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Materials & Techniques: Steel
"Treetops" Memphis Milano Floor Lamp by Ettore Sot...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Floor Lamps
Steel
Enameled steel Memphis Milano floor lamp designed by Ettore Sottsass.
Dimensions: H 25 in. W 41 in. D 17 in.
Dealer Location: TOURCOING, FR
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Laminate
Modular Writing Desk by Ettore Sottsass for Olivet...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables
Metal, Laminate
Desk designed by Ettore Sottsass for Olivetti Synthesis as part of Series 45 in the 1970s. It features a steel structure with a laminated top. The height of the desk is adjustable. It w...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 4.8 in. W 6 ft. 2.8 in. D 15.75 in.
Dealer Location: Paris, FR
Materials & Techniques: Wood
1981, Ettore Sottsass, Memphis 'Carlton' Bookshelf...
Ettore Sottsass, Memphis Group
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Bookcases
Wood
Iconic 'Carlton' bookcase designed by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis Milano in 1981, Old production manufactured circa 1990. Near mint original condition with the original Memphis stamp. H...
Dimensions: H 18.9 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Dealer Location: Carpaneto Piacentino, IT
Pair of Table Lamps by Ettore Sottsass for Stilnov...
Stilnovo, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ettore Sottsass for Stilnovo enameled metal table lamp in taupe with adjustable height, rubber-monted helmet shade on an angled cylindrical shaft and circular base. Stilnovo label.
Primavera Table by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 20.87 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: Chiasso, CH
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Carrara Marble
Primavera Table by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Gueridon
Metal, Carrara Marble
Minimal and architectural coffee table model Primavera made in white Carrara marble and lacquered metal designed by Ettore Sottsass.
Dimensions: H 17.32 in. W 14.57 in. D 4.72 in.
Dealer Location: Roosendaal, NL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Plastic
Ettore Sottsass Halo Click Table Lamp Philips, 198...
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Metal, Plastic
Rare ‘Halo Click 2’ table lamp designed by Ettore Sottsass for Philips, Holland 1988. This rare off-white table lamp was designed by Ettore Sottsass for the Dutch market and therefore i...
Set of Two Sottsass Uplighters, Zumtobel, Memphis
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 2.4 in. W 9.84 in. D 16.93 in.
Dealer Location: LA Arnhem, NL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Glass
Set of Two Sottsass Uplighters, Zumtobel, Memphis
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Floor Lamps
Metal, Glass
A set of two uplighters designed by Sottsass Associati. Manufactured by Zumtobel. The base has a kind of wheel. The lamp is easy to move.
Ettore Sottsass for Il Sestante Pottery Bowls
Dimensions: H 3.25 in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Boston, MA
Ettore Sottsass for Il Sestante Pottery Bowls
Ettore Sottsass, Galleria il Sestante
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bowls and Baskets
Ettore Sottsass for Il Sestante pair of ceramic bowls or catch-alls. Striking glaze and minimalist design. This pair of bowls are Model No. 444. Both examples signed "Sottsass Il Sestan...
Dimensions: H 14.57 in. W 13.39 in. D 8.66 in.
Dealer Location: Roosendaal, NL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Plastic
Ettore Sottsass Valigia Table Lamp by Stilnovo, It...
Stilnovo, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Metal, Plastic
Four-legged table lamp model Valigia designed by Ettore Sottsass Jr, manufactured by Stilnovo, Italy, 1977. This funny shaped floor lamp is very typical out of the box thinking by Ettor...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 7.1 in. W 11.81 in. D 4 ft. 5.1 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Ettore Sottsass, Coffee Table in Laminated Wood, A...
Ettore Sottsass, Alessi
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Wood
A beautiful coffee table in laminated wood designed by Ettore Sottsass for Alessi, circa 1980.
Dimensions: H 5 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Dealer Location: BROOKLYN, NY
Olivetti Valentine Typewriter by Ettore Sottsass a...
Olivetti, Ettore Sottsass, Perry King
Vintage 1960s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Desk Accessories
This is the iMac of it's day: the bright red Olivetti Valentine typewriter. 
 Designed by Ettore Sottsass and Perry King, the typewriter is housed in the permanent collection of the M...
Teresa Wooden Box by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 5.91 in. W 5.91 in. D 9.25 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Zebra Wood
Teresa Wooden Box by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Boxes
Wood, Zebra Wood
Wooden box of the 'Secret Boxes' series. Limited edition of 99. Birch plywood structure covered with three layers of zebrawood. Knob and base of solid black ebony. Wax finish.
Dimensions: H 7.09 in. Dm 12.6 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass, Pewter
'Tavola Rossa' Centre Piece by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Modern Glass
Murano Glass, Pewter
A centre piece by Ettore Sottsass produced in a Limited Edition of 49. handblown Murano glass plate on cast pewter Stand polished by hand.
Dimensions: H 8 in. Dm 10 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Sottsass Designed Ceramic Vase
Ettore Sottsass
1990s Italian Modern Bowls and Baskets
Ceramic
"Bittussi" A Ettore Sottsass designed ceramic vase. Glazed and matte finished ceramic in brown and tan tones. Signed underneath Sosttsass Bittussi 1997.
Vase by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 11.75 in. Dm 4.8 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Vase by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass, Memphis Group
Late 20th Century Italian Vases and Vessels
Brass
Ettore Sottsass designed several objects for Cleto Munari in the late 1980s. Besides jewelry, Sottsass submitted only a few designs for vessels, among them this vase. Made in silver pla...
Sottsass Coffee Table for Poltronova, 1959, Italy
Dimensions: H 15.35 in. W 5 ft. 0.2 in. D 18.9 in.
Dealer Location: Brussels, BE
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Brass, Teak
Sottsass Coffee Table for Poltronova, 1959, Italy
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Metal, Brass, Teak
Coffee table designed in 1959, by Ettore Sottsass for Poltronova. Teak, black metal frame, black metal and brass feet. Documented in Domus April 1959, p.40, 41. Dimensions: W 153 cm,...
Ettore Sottsass Moonlight Floor Lamp, Italy 1970
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 4.2 in. W 8.66 in. D 8.66 in.
Dealer Location: Waalwijk, NL
Materials & Techniques: Steel
Ettore Sottsass Moonlight Floor Lamp, Italy 1970
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Steel
Rare Moonlight floor lamp, designed by Ettore Sottsass in Italy, circa 1970. This basic shaped floor lamp shines a very interesting and atmospheric light. Due to the vertical thin li...
Dimensions: H 5.71 in. Dm 12.6 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Murano Glass, Pewter
Tavola Rotonda Viola Centrepiece by Ettore Sottsas...
Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Centerpieces
Murano Glass, Pewter
Centrepiece by Ettore Sottsass produced in a Limited Edition of 49. Handblown Murano glass dish on a cast pewter stand polished by hand. Signed and numbered
Wooden Box by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 7 ft. 0.6 in. W 5 ft. 10.9 in. D 5 ft. 10.9 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Wooden Box by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
Early 2000s Italian Modern Boxes
Wood
Solid maple wood structure, heartwood hollowed out. Yellow aniline coloring and wax finish. Signed and numbered.
Chair by Ettore Sottsass and Marco Zanini
Dimensions: H 33 in. W 17 in. D 20.5 in.
Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Chair by Ettore Sottsass and Marco Zanini
Ettore Sottsass, Franz Leitner, Marco Zannini
Late 20th Century Post-Modern Chairs
Wood
Charmingly chunky post-modern form with original gray lacquer seat, metallic green lacquer back frame and burl veneer back surface. From the Donau Collection, manufactured by Franz L...
Dimensions: H 3.94 in. W 7.87 in. D 3.94 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Glass
Set of Three Desk Accessories by Ettore Sottsass f...
Fontana Arte, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Desk Accessories
Glass
Rare set of three-desk accessories by Ettore Sottsass for Fontana Arte.  
Dimensions: H 17.75 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: New York, NY
"Memphis" Vase by Ettore Sottsass, Bitossi Ceramic...
Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Post-Modern Vases and Vessels
Ettore Sottsass, Bitossi Ceramiche, Italy. "Memphis" very large vase with matte black and white glaze. Measures: Height 17 3/4" (45cm) width 6" (15cm). Painted "E. SOTTSASS Bitossi M...
Tavola Quadrata Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 5.91 in. W 8.27 in. D 8.27 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Pewter
Tavola Quadrata Centerpiece by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
Early 2000s Italian Modern Centerpieces
Pewter
Limited Edition centerpiece in cast pewter, hand finished with welding and brush polishing. Numbered and signed.
Dimensions: H 17.5 in. W 6 in. D 12.75 in.
Dealer Location: Philadelphia, PA
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Wood, Lacquer
Postmodern Italian Ettore Sottsass Table or Desk L...
Stilnovo, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Table Lamps
Metal, Wood, Lacquer
A fun and playful Postmodern design by Ettore Sottsass for Stilnovo lamp company. Fully working in well cared for condition. Manufactures label.
Agnese Box by Ettore Sottsass
Dimensions: H 9.06 in. W 7.09 in. D 8.27 in.
Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Agnese Box by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Boxes
Wood
Plywood box of the series 'Scatole Segrete' (Secret Boxes). Birch plywood structure covered with three layers of rosewood. Knob and base in lime wood colored with blue aniline. Produ...
Ettore Sottsass Vase for Bitossi
Dimensions: H 9.45 in. Dm 8.66 in.
Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
Ettore Sottsass Vase for Bitossi
Bitossi, Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic vase designed by Ettore Sottsass for Bitossi. Handmade and painted. Signed and packed in original box. Free shipping for European destinations! We strive for a high level ...
Dimensions: H 20.87 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Dealer Location: Milan, IT
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Marble
Ettore Sottsass, Pair of Primavera Tables, Ultime ...
Ettore Sottsass, Ultima Edizione
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Metal, Marble
Pair of Primavera coffee tables model in white marble and painted metal, designed by Ettore Sottsass and produced by Ultime Edizioni, about 80 years.
Ettore Sottsass ID-S Edition Floor Lamp in White
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 2 in. W 9.84 in. D 16.93 in.
Dealer Location: Dronten, NL
Materials & Techniques: Steel, Glass
Ettore Sottsass ID-S Edition Floor Lamp in White
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Floor Lamps
Steel, Glass
In 1987, while working for Zumtobel, the Milan-based design studio Sottsass Associati developed a Luminaire which caused quite a stir both because of its design and its lighting technol...
Set of Two Ettore Sottsass "Planula" Chairs
Dimensions: H 19.69 in. W 19.69 in. D 31.5 in.
Dealer Location: Collingwood, AU
Materials & Techniques: Wool
Set of Two Ettore Sottsass "Planula" Chairs
Ettore Sottsass, Planula
20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Wool
Set of two Ettore Sottsass and Perry King chairs. Produced by Planula di Agliana Italy, real cutting edge Italian design of the 1970s. The chairs, with shag upholstery can swivel, have ...