50's Mid Century Modern Italian Ettore Sottsass Bitossi Raymor Ceramic Bird
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50's Mid Century Modern Italian Ettore Sottsass Bitossi Raymor Ceramic Bird:
This sale consists of one of the more rare Ettore Scottsss designedBitossi pieces in his signature colors and glazes.You will receive an original 50'S MID CENTURY MODERN ITALIAN ETTORE SOTTSASS BITOSSI RAYMOR CERAMIC BIRD. This is a wonderfully made Bitossi piece and is seldom ever seen available for purchase.. Stands nearly 7 1/2 inches tall and is about 8 inches across from bill to the back. Has gorgeous glazes throughout with a matte black background. Marked R. 249 and Raymor and Italy. This is the colors and glazes so sought after by Bitossi collectors. In excellent undamaged condition with very minor corner age wear. no chips or cracks. Please ask questions before offerding. this is an original work of art. Not signed or marked as by Ettore Sottass but this is his signature colors and design.
Hard to find Ettore Sottsass mid century modern ceramic Bird statue. Designed by Sottsass for Bitosso and distributed by Raymor, a great lineage. This particular piece employs a very bright color pallet of yellows, greens, graysand orange, acented with a white glaze dots. Even the bottom is decorated in the same set of glazes and colors, see photos.The colors areamazing on this excellent Bird statue.In 1921 Guido Bitossi founded the ceramics company Manifattura Cav. Guido Bitossi & Figli in Montelupo, Italy. Aldo Londi became the creative director after WWII, and was the guiding force until the 1980s. Londi designed thousands of forms in addition to the patterns and techniques that were applied to them. His 1950s Rimini Blu collection is the most recognized with its striking layers of blue and turquoise glazes, and many of the pieces are still in production today. Bitossi was distributed in the U.S. by Raymor, one of the most influential importers of modern decorative arts in the mid 20th Century.Architect Ettore Sottsass designed lines for Bitossi from 1950 through the 1990s. Other notable designers include Marco Zanini, George Sowden, Piero Fornasetti, Karim Rashid, and Arik Levy. Sadly most vintage pieces are marked with only a hand-inscribed style number and Italy.