About the DesignerEttore Sottsass
Italy (1917 - )
Born in Innsbruck in 1917, Ettore Sottsass is known all over the world as one of the initiators of the revolution in architecture and design which led away from the rigid functionalism of the years prior to and following the Second World War. A great and influential Maestro of Italian design, the energy of his language and the vitality of his color and line contrast sharply with any intellectualism and rigidity.
Butter dish in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished with cover in thermoplastic resin, grey. Designed by Ettore Sottsass, it was a 1998 addition to the Oil cruet and cruet service dated 1978.