Ettore Sottsass, Carlton Bookcase

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Carlton bookcase and room divider, designed by Ettore Sottsass in 1981, Italy.

One of 30 copies only (no. 28/ 30), produced for the anniversary of Memphis in 2011. Gold-plated plaque engraved with the limited edition numbering of the piece. Comes with the "Certificate of Authenticity."

Wood and plastic laminate construction in an array of colors.

Literature:

Collection Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Repertorio del Design Italiano, 2 vols, page 300, illustrated.

Ettore Sottsass (14 September 1917 – 31 December 2007). Italian architect and designer of the late 20th century. His body of designs included furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting and office machine design. Sottsass Associati, primarily an architectural practice, also designed elaborate stores and showrooms for Esprit, identities for Alessi, exhibitions, interiors, consumer electronics in Japan and furniture of all kinds. The studio was based on the cultural guidance of Ettore Sottsass and the work conducted by its many young associates, who often left to open their own studios.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1981
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Condition
    Excellent
    Dimensions
    76.77 in. H x 15.75 in. W x 74.8 in. D
    195 cm H x 40 cm W x 190 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Berlin, Germany
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU98078777203
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