Les Lalanne, exhibition catalogue, Christian Fayt Art Gallery, Knokke-Heist, August 11 - September 16, 1984, n. 8 Robert Rosenblum, Les Lalanne, Geneva, 1991, p. 36 Adrian Dannatt, François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne, New York, 2018, pp. 138-139
This lot is sold with a copy of the book Les Lalanne by Robert Rosenblum, Geneva, 1991, dedicated by François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne.
Good overall condition. The patina presents with some tarnishing throughout and with some scattered darker areas. One bowl presents with an area of wear to the patina on approx 1x2 cm (visible in the catalogue illustration, on the proper right foot). Instances of light oxidation in between the toes. "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."