Acquired directly from the artist Private collection, France Private collection, Paris
For related examples : Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 141 Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 49 Jacqueline von Sprecher, Diego Giacometti, tritt aus dem Schatten, Zürich, 2007, p. 97
FR : Très bon état général.
Fines rayures et légère usure à la patine sur l'ensemble de la surface.
Les bordures du plateau en verre sont en verre sablé.
Le plateau en verre avec des rayures éparses et des traces de rouille aux angles.
Un petit éclat au revers d'un des angles du plateau et un infime éclat à environ 15 cm du rebord.
EN : Very good overall condition.
Minor scratches of use and minor wear to the patina.
The edges of the glass top are in sanded glass.
The glass top with scratches scattered and traces of rust on the angles.
Two chips on the glass top : one on the underside of one angle and one very minute approximately 15cm away from the edge of the top. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."