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Ettore Sottsas Tahiti Memphis Milano Postmodern

About the Item

Ettore Sottsass's Tahiti lamp. Materpiece of 1980s design.
  • Creator:
    Memphis Group (Manufacturer),Ettore Sottsass (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 25.6 in (65 cm)Width: 14.97 in (38 cm)Depth: 3.94 in (10 cm)
  • Style:
    Post-Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1980-1989
  • Date of Manufacture:
    2010s
  • Condition:
  • Seller Location:
    Shibuya-ku, JP
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2163313345481
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