ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | CALEBASSE TABLE LAMP [LAMPE CALEBASSE, GRAND MODÈLE]
CALEBASSE TABLE LAMP
[LAMPE CALEBASSE, GRAND MODÈLE]
Designed circa 1937
[Le modèle créé en 1937
terre cuite émaillée]
Height : 28 cm ; 11 in.
[Hauteur : 28 cm ; 11 in.]
Very good overall condition. Crazing through all the surface, inherent to the manufacturing. One visible dent on one side.
There are very light dents on the lower part of the lamp and very small losses along the edges of the base.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician.
"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.
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Acquired directly from the artist
Jean Barluet collection, thence by descent
Private collection, France
[Acquis directement après de l'artiste
Collection Jean Barluet, puis par descendance
Collection privée, France]
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, p. 282 for a related example
[Pierre-Emmanuel Martin Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, l'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, p. 282 pour un modèle comparable]
This lot is sold with a certificate from the Giacometti Foundation and is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database.
[Ce lot est accompagné d'un certificat de la Fondation Giacometti et est répertorié dans la base de donnée en ligne de la Fondation.]