Only thirty-seven examples of the Max bookcase have been produced since it was introduced in 1987.
Unit features one drop-front bar and two drawers. Aluminum manufacturer’s label to interior ‘Memphis Milano Ettore Sottsass 1987 Made in Italy’.
provenance: Private Collection, New York | Wright, Important Design, 2 June 2009, Lot 351 | The Zanone Collection
exhibited: Memphis Milano: 1980s Italian Design, 12 April – 13 July 2014, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN
literature: Memphis Milano, manufacturer’s catalog, 1987, unpaginated Ettore Sottsass Jun.: Designer, Artist, Architect, Höger, pg. 103