Model 444 ceramic ashtray for Il Sestante

Iconic ashtray, bold example of Sottsass' early ceramic production. This thick black shiny piece is part of the collection created for "Il Sestante", a limited production that it's now very hard to find.
Beautiful signature underneath.

Italy, 1963. Preowned. Out of production.

Enameled and glazed ceramic.
Signed under the base "Ettore Sottsass - Il Sestante 444 Italy"

Conditions: 5/5

Dimensions (H x W x D):
cm 8 x 14 x 14 / 3,1 x 5,5 x 5,5 in

- F. Ferrari, "Ettore Sottsass: tutta la ceramica" Allemandi 1996