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Altair

Italian (Milan)
1982
Designed by Ettore Sottsass (Austrian, 1917–2007), Manufactured by Memphis (Italian (Milan)), Produced by Toso Vetri d'Arte


Object Place: Europe, Milan, Italy

Accession Number

1999.180

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Glass

Clear yellow flared foot; clear green baluster body with flaring neck and wide yellow lip. Red “handle” projection attaches base to body; black fin opposite. Large opaque white (ceramic?) handle, on opposite side to red handle, extends from neck to body; two black fins opposite at join.

Markings

Incised MEMPHIS MADE IN ITALY by TOSO VETRI D'ARTE

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection