Lot 22. Rare Memphis bookshelf "Suvretta" by Ettore Sottsass

Starting price:€ 2 400
Auction date:30.11.2018   15:00
ID 138139
Lot 22Rare Memphis bookshelf "Suvretta" by Ettore Sottsass
The green and white as well as black-and-white, so-called virus-pattern` designed laminate wood. Straight, rectangular scale body on a folded Base. In front of a slightly protruding rear wall wide shelf element with a partially slanted and arranged in the opposite direction bookends. The manufacturer's mark with artist indication and Dating 1981. Design Ettore Sottsass, 1981. Half of 200 cm. 205 cm x 35 cm. "Suvretta" was part of the first Memphis collection of the same name, in 1981, Sottsass and his associates founded the company and in the same year at the Milan furniture fair, was presented to the audience. The group turned naughty against the noble values of traditional design and mediated with their designs for a carefree optimism.Cf. to do this: the best clubs in town, p. 218 and Fig. in Memphis, Milano, p. 4.Provenance: Collection Of Dr. Gabriele Lüth, Hannover, Germany.A coloured and patterned laminates Suvretta` Memphis bookcase designed by Ettore Sottsass from the first memphis collection of 1981.Italy. Milan. Studio Memphis. 1981.

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