“DEL DIAVOLO” MIRROR
number 30 from an edition of 30
produced by Ultima Edizione, Massa, Italy
Massa Carrara marble, gilt wood, mirrored glass
signed Ettore Sottsass and numbered 30/30
81½ x 44¾ x 7 in. (207 x 113 x 17.7 cm)
Overall in very good and stable condition. The marble presents with rich variations in texture and color, with very minor and occasional surface scratches. The proper left foot presents with flaking to the marble surface on an area measuring approximately 1 inch long and not detrimental to the stability of the piece. The gilt wood with a bright surface when seen in person and minor scratches consistent with age.
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Friedman Benda, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2015