Ettore Sottsass Jr. (Italian, born Austria, 1917-2007). <em>Bowl, Hollywood Series</em>, designed ca. 1959; made ca. 1975. Ceramic, 9 x 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (22.9 x 25.7 x 25.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1996.131.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1996.131.2_view2.jpg)

Bowl, Hollywood Series

Artist:Ettore Sottsass Jr.Bitossi

Medium: Ceramic

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:designed ca. 1959; made ca. 1975

Dimensions: 9 x 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (22.9 x 25.7 x 25.7 cm) Diameter of base: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)


Accession Number: 1996.131.2

Image: CUR.1996.131.2_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
"Hollywood Series," round white ceramic bowl raised on continuous black matte glazed hemispherical pedestal. Inside of bowl decorated with black concentric rings around curved sides (center of bowl not decorated / left blank); around each ring, the density of black paint varies. Underside of bowl continues into white cylindrical extension joining bowl to curved top of black hemispherical pedestal base. CONDITION: Good.

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