ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | ÉTOILE TABLE LAMP [LAMPE MODÈLE ÉTOILE]
ÉTOILE TABLE LAMP
[LAMPE MODÈLE ÉTOILE]
Designed circa 1935
[Le modèle créé vers 1935
Height : 40,7 cm ; 16 in.
[Hauteur : 40,7 cm ; 16 in.]
Good overall condition. The patina presents with some instances of wear and light oxidation throughout the surface. There are a few light dents along the edges revealing the original color of the bronze.
There is a small crack under the base of approximately 2 cm, as well as one vert-de-gris stain. The underside of each foot presents with instances of wear revealing the original color of the bronze.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. This lot is sold without a shade.
"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."
Private collection, Europe, acquired directly from Diego Giacometti circa 1980
[Collection privée, Europe, acquis directement auprès de Diego Giacometti vers 1980]
Françoise Francisci, Catalogue de l'œuvre de Diego Giacometti, vol. 1, Paris, 1986, p. 32
Christian Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 42
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, p. 347
[Françoise Francisci, Catalogue de l'œuvre de Diego Giacometti, vol. 1, Paris, 1986, p. 32
Christian Boutonnet et Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 42
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, p. 347]
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 données en ligne de la Fondation.]