Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Hans von Klier

Ettore Sottsass Jr., Designer

Italian, born Austria (Innsbruck, Austria, 1917 - 2008, Milan, Italy)

Hans von Klier, Collaborator

Czech (Tetschen, Czechoslovakia [now DecĂ­n, Czech Republic], 1934)

Ing. C. Olivetti & C., Manufacturer

(Ivrea, Italy, Established 1908)

Praxis 48 Electric Typewriter

design object | metal, plastic, fabric and paint
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  • Praxis 48 Electric Typewriter

    Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Hans von Klier, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Hans von Klier, Ing. C. Olivetti & C., Praxis 48 Electric Typewriter, 1964; metal, plastic, fabric and paint, 6 5/16 in. x 13 in. x 13 3/8 in. (16 cm x 33 cm x 34 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Gerard and Michelle Furbershaw;

6 5/16 in. x 13 in. x 13 3/8 in. (16 cm x 33 cm x 34 cm)
Acquired 2004
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Gerard and Michelle Furbershaw


machines, typewriters, buttons, functional

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