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Enorme Telephone, 1986

This is a Telephone. It was designed by Ettore Sottsass. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is molded plastic, rubber, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Becker Inc..

  • Efira Bowl, 1986
  • blown glass, sheet glass, brass wire.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-74-a/g

Its dimensions are

Overall: 5.8 x 19.2 x 10.2 cm (2 5/16 x 7 9/16 x 4 in.)

Cite this object as

Enorme Telephone, 1986; Designed by Ettore Sottsass (Italian, 1917–2007); Italy; molded plastic, rubber, electronic components; Overall: 5.8 x 19.2 x 10.2 cm (2 5/16 x 7 9/16 x 4 in.); Gift of Becker Inc.; 1987-91-1-a/d

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