View 1 of Lot 374. "Cometa" Floor Lamp.
View 1 of Lot 374. "Cometa" Floor Lamp.
374

Ettore Sottsass

"Cometa" Floor Lamp

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass

"Cometa" Floor Lamp

"Cometa" Floor Lamp

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,040

USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein

Ettore Sottsass

"Cometa" Floor Lamp


circa 1971

produced by Poltronova for Design Centre

plastic, enameled steel, chrome-plated brass

with the original producer's label DESIGN CENTRE/made in Italy

80 7/8 x 14 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (202.5 x 35 x 35 cm)

Design Centre, Milan
Galleria Modernariato, Milan
Wright, Chicago, April 1, 2008, lot 826
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Sean Brennan, The Italian Lamp: 1945-1985: A Collection, New York, 1985, p. 72 
Guia Sambonet, Ettore SottsassMobili e Qualche ArredamentoGregotti, Milan, 1985, p. 65
Fulvio & Napoleone Ferrari, Light-Lamps 1968-1973: New Italian Design, Turin, 2002, fig. 149
Philippe Thomé, Sottsass, London, 2014, p. 233 (for a drawing of the model)