Sergio Asti: Dada Teapot

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Sergio Asti: Dada Porcelain Teapot
Aura Collection, Japan.

The Aura collection represents some of the most recognized designers of the 20th Century. Each item is created in limited editons by tradional Japanese craftsmen which emphasizes the high quality of the Aura Collection.

This teapot was designed in 1972 by Sergio Asti. Sergio Asti named it Dada after Dada or Dadaism, the Nihilistic movement in the arts that flourished chiefly in France, Switzerland, and Germany from about 1916 to about 1920 [and later -ed.] and that was based on the principles of deliberate irrationality, anarchy, and cynicism and the rejection of laws of beauty and social organization. The beautiful Dada teapot has a beautiful organic shape with rounded edges. It is made of high quality Japanese porcelain. An icon of modern design.

Material: Porcelain.
Dimensions: W 9.25" x D 7.09" x H 4.13"

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Sergio Asti:
After graduating in architecture from the Milan Polytechnics, Asti was active in the field of interior decoration of apartments and commercial interiors, as well as temporary exhibition areas; he also designed objects for interiors; lamps, household appliances and objects in ceramics and glass. He was one of the founders of ADI, the Association for Industrial Design (1956). Assistant professor at the Milan Polytechnics from 1953 to 1958, he has held courses in several Italian, Portuguese and Japanese universities. He won the "Compasso d'oro " prize in 1962 and has received a gold and a silver medal at the XI Triennial.