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Ettore Sottsass
FIVE VASES, 1986
comprising 'Maia', 'Attide', 'Lasia', 'Aristea' and 'Iride'
produced by Toso Vetri d'Arte for Memphis
glass, some with brass hooks
each engraved with designer's, producer's and maker's marks, numbered 6/7, 5/7, 3/7, 3/7, and 7/7 respectively
each from an edition of 7
tallest 51.2 H cm. (20 1/8 in.)
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Provenance

Memphis Milano
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Memphis Milano Mostre, Vetri Glass: Ettore Sottsass, Marco Zanini, 1986, sales catalogue, Milan, 1986
Marino Barovier et al., eds, Sottsass: Glass Works, Dublin, 1998, pp. 32-33, 46, 51
Luca Dosi Delfini, ed., The Furniture Collection: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: 1850-2000 / From Michael Thonet to Marcel Wanders, Amsterdam, 2004, p. 81
Cristina Garbanga, Ettore Sottsass: Vorrei Sappere Perché / I Wonder Why, exh. cat., Milan, 2008, p. 186

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