Shiva Vase by Ettore Sottsass by BD Barcelona

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Shiva Vase by Ettore Sottsass by BD Barcelona

Shiva Vase by Ettore Sottsass; The Destroyer of Worlds

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Designed by the maestro Ettore Sottsass, the Shiva vase was first produced by BD Barcelona in 1973.

Shiva is the deity who is responsible for destruction. The vase was supposedly designed while Sottsass was going to visit his girlfriend in Catalonia. The vase is in a number of museum collections.

2.8" x 6.7" x 9.1"h 

ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917 - 2007), born in Innsbruck, Austria. He received a degree in architecture from the Turin Politechnico in 1939. In 1947 he set up a firm in Milan where he dealt with architectural and design projects. In 1980, he founded the firm Sottass Associates, where he continued his work as architect and designer. The following year he set up with colleagues, friends, and internationally renowned architects, the Memphis group, which soon became the flagship of “new design” and a landmark for the contemporary avant-garde movement.He was awarded both an honorary doctoral degree at the Royal College of Art in London, and a design prize by the Brooklyn Museum in New York. He is one of the reasons Amusespot exists. 


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