Lot 156
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DIEGO GIACOMETTI | Six pairs of door handles

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 EUR
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Description

  • Attribu√© √† Diego Giacometti
  • Six pairs of door handles
  • The largest model : 2,5 x 11 x 6 cm ; 1 x 4 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.
  • 1978
gilt patinated bronze ; together with six escutcheons and one key

Provenance

Private collection, Paris, acquired directly from the artist

Literature

Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 164 and 167
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, sculpteur de meubles, Paris, 2018, p. 164

Condition

There are three different models of handles. Good overall condition consistent with age and use. The gilt patina presents with some wear and tarnishing overall, more significant on a pair of handles and a escutcheon, and with some oxidation concentrated in the recessed areas. The bronze presents with some light scratches and a few dents, inherent to use. There are a few paint traces, inherent to use.
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