Important Italian Design /06 December 2005


Hans Hollein

prototype eyeglasses
Collection Cleto Munari
Austria / Italy, c. 1980
18 karat gold
6 w × 5½ d in (15 × 14 cm)

Inscribed with manufacturer's mark and touchmarks to bow.

provenance: Rossella Colombari, Milano

exhibited: 1986, Museum of Modern Art, New YorkIl Gioiello, 1994, Museum Palazzo Pitti, Florence

literature: Gioiello di Architetti, Radice, pg. 38

estimate: $3,000–4,000

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