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Murmansk Silver Plated Brass Fruit Bowl, by Ettore Sottsass from Memphis Milano

$5,223.81per item

About the Item

Murmansk Fruit Bowl in Brass with plated Silver. The "Murmansk" is a fruit bowl is one of the first designs produced by Ettore Sottsass for Memphis in 1982. The sleek bowl is plated silver over brass, and sitting on six stepped legs which evoke the exotic city of Murmansk, in the northernmost region of Russia. Also available ins Sterling Silver Labrador sauce boat, however, prices may vary. Please contact the dealer if you would like the solid silver Murmansk Fruit Bowl. Ettore Sottsass was born in Innsbruck in 1917. In 1939 he graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Torino One of the most influential and important figures of the last century, Architect and Designer, he has participated in all radical movements whether created from the 1970s and 1980s. In 1981 he founded the Memphis group, a group that has radically changed the scenario of Italian and world design. Honored with numerous international awards, was winner of the Golden Compass in 1959. He designed the first laptop "Valentina" by Olivetti. He died in 2007 at the age of 90 years, however Memphis Milano continues and is the representation or Sottsass's great work and memory. Memphis is the great cultural phenomenon of the 1980s that revolutionized creative and commercial logics in design. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and a group of young designers and architects, in Milan, coupled in the years by famous designers from the international scene, Memphis turned upside down all of the existing parameters on living. Ettore Sottsass as the backbone of the group, design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, materials and patterns, expanding the creative limits of the industry. Memphis became a symbol of New Design. Its influence is still clear in various sectors of production and beyond. Additional Info: - Dimensions: W 13, H 11.81 inches - Materials: Silver/Brass - Purchased products are shipped with forms of authenticity by Memphis Milano, as well as a metal plaque which contains the signature of the designer, and the year which the product was originally designed in. - Pricing: Prices do not include VAT.

Customization Options

Available Colors/Materials: Brass with Plated Silver, or Solid Silver.
  • Creator:
    Memphis Group (Manufacturer),Ettore Sottsass (Designer),Memphis Milano (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 11.82 in (30 cm)Diameter: 13.78 in (35 cm)
  • Style:
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Brass,Silver,Plated
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Contemporary
  • Production Type:
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time:
    8-9 weeks
  • Condition:
  • Seller Location:
    Pregnana Milanese, IT
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 750820041stDibs: LU4830117350742

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