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LIANA  Bookcase
by Ettore Sottsass, 1985/1992

For information request

Base in wengè, colored volumes with satin lacquered, black, yellow, pink, red, celestial, vertical root element, cherry wood columns and wengè stained oak, blue glass.

Dimensions ( cm ): W 220 x D 60 x H 220

CREATOR: Meccani Arredamenti

The bookcase was built in 1992, numbered and signed with fire brand and copper plate of the company.
Limited edition of 10; Liana poster signed by Ettore Sottsass and numbered.

This Work of Design is out of production and not be reproduced in the future

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Handmade in Italy

The bookcase is cataloged and authenticated by the Meccani Archive .

A collection of works , projects , documents from the 50s in Cascina ( Pisa ) .


-Watercolor by Ettore Sottsass, 12.1.1985 "Non è un mobile dice Ettore".
-Executive Project, 1992.
-Signed Poster, 1992.
-Original Catalog Meccani Arredamenti.
- Letter from Original catalog Meccani Arredamenti
-Cover Catalog Auction Tajan Paris 21-11-2007 "Design & Architecture"
-Art Economy 24, Il Sole 24 ore. "Le Quotazioni del Design Miami/Basel e in Galleria" 1.12.2007.
-Milano Finanza "Quella casa vale un tesoro" 2008.
-"Tribute to the creativity of a genius designer" 2008 Tajan
-Architectural Digest "The Top Lots from Dorotheum's Design First" 2018.
-Artslife, 2017 "Una rara libreria di Ettore Sottsass, prodotta da Meccani negli anni 90…"
-Wannenes Art Magazine Anno 8 n. 2 ottobre 2018
"Sottsass & Meccani . Una Liana di fantasia" by Andrea Schito.
-AD Architectural Digest dicembre 2018. Design e Stile Italiano in Asta da Wannenes
….Libreria Liana di Ettore Sottsass, risultato di una proficua collaborazione tra il designer e Ferdinando Meccani ….
- Press Reader - L'Economia: "Che affare il Design. In asta il buon gusto e scatti celebri" 17/12/2018
- Meccani Art Magazine N. 1 gennaio 2019: Libreria Liana di Ettore Sottsass " Evoluzione di un'opera"
- Bbys Magazine, 10/12/2019 "Ettore Sottsass, l'indomabile designer"
- Dorotheum, important auction results - Design….. a Liana bookcase, designed by Ettore Sottsass, 1985/1992 € 15.000,00
- Dorotheum - Design 10-05-2021….. A Liana bookcase, designed by Ettore Sottsass, 1985/1992 € 16.550,00
-Van Ham - Modern, Post War & Contemporary - 01-12-2021
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Original Meccani Arredamenti catalog

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Watercolor by Ettore Sottsass, 12 January 1985
"Non è un mobile dice Ettore"

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Executive project 1992 by Ettore Sottsass for Meccani "Mobile Libreria"

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Poster Liana Bookcase with dedication of Ettore Sottsass to Ferdinando Meccani

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Lettera from the original catalog Meccani Arredamenti

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Wannenes Art Magazine
Anno 8 n.2 ottobre 2018

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Cover catalog Tajan "Design & Architecture"
21 - 11 - 2007
"Tribute to the creativity of a genius designer" 2008 Tajan

"Tribute to the creativity of a genius designer" 2008 Tajan
"Our Design Department already honored Ettore Sottsass by placing his world - famous library" Liana " on the cover of their last catalogue for the auction that was at the 21st November of last year"

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Meccani Art Magazine N. 1 gennaio 2019
Libreria Liana di Ettore Sottsass
"Evoluzione di un'opera"

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Exhibition Lucca Palazzo Pfanner, 2019