Ettore Sottsass, Jr.

Composizione di elementi di legno colorato e specchio, il tutto unito da funi di canapa, designed for Galleria Arform, Milan

Found at Phillips, London Auction
Important Design, Lot Ο ◆135
26. Apr - 26. Apr 2018
Estimate: 80.000 - 120.000 GBP
Price realised: 309.000 GBP
1959
Painted pine, mirrored glass, hemp.
214.4 x 130 x 3.1 cm (84 3/8 x 51 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Executed by Brugola, Italy. Reverse with manufacturer's paper label printed CUIVROGLACE/SPECCHIO GALVORAMATO/SANTAMBROGIO & DE BERTI/LISSONE/S.MICHELE DEL CARSO. 37.
Lina Matteucci, Galleria Il Sestante, Milan | Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1986

A top price for Ettore Sottsass

This artwork by Ettore Sottsass achieved an unexpectedly high price at Phillips in London in April 2018. In the Important Design auction, the work Composizione di elementi di legno colorato e specchio, il tutto unito da funi di canapa, designed for Galleria Arform, Milan sold for GBP 309,000.00 (€ 351,918.09) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 120,000.00. This high result makes Composizione di elementi di legno colorato e specchio, il tutto unito da funi di canapa, designed for Galleria Arform, Milan the most expensive artwork by Ettore Sottsass that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Ettore Sottsass

Dieses Kunstwerk von Ettore Sottsass erzielte im April 2018 bei Phillips in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Important Design wurde die Arbeit Composizione di elementi di legno colorato e specchio, il tutto unito da funi di canapa, designed for Galleria Arform, Milan für GBP 309.000,00 (€ 351.918,09) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 120.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Composizione di elementi di legno colorato e specchio, il tutto unito da funi di canapa, designed for Galleria Arform, Milan zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Ettore Sottsass, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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