Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 117 Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 140 Diego Giacometti, Möbel und Objekte aus Bronze, exhibition catalogue, Museum Bellerive, Zürich, June 16 - September 4, 1988, p. 54
Good overall condition.
Minor scratches, light oxidation and light wear to the patina (slightly more significant on the balls), all consistent with age and use.
Scattered minor surface scratches on the glass top, a few ones slightly more visible, consistent with use.
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