Ettore Sottsass, Rare mirror

Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007)

Very rare mirror
circa 1959

Gilded brass frame and struc- ture - Clear and tinted crystal. Sant’Ambrogio e de Berti edition. Only two mirrors with this distinctive characteristic of the brass rods at right angle, are known today

Height 180 cm (76 in) - Width 30,5 cm (12 in) - Depth 11,5 cm (4 1⁄2 in)

Provenance : Italian private collection.

Literature :
- Quaderni Vitrum, n°8, Specchiere e Specchi, E. Paoli, éd. du CISAV, Milan, 1960, modèle similaire p. 124
- Sketch of the miroir, dated in 1959, kept in CSAC of Parme University where a part of Sottsass’ archives is kept.

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