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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | GRECQUE TABLE LAMP [LAMPE GRECQUE, GRAND MODÈLE]

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | GRECQUE TABLE LAMP [LAMPE GRECQUE, GRAND MODÈLE]

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | GRECQUE TABLE LAMP [LAMPE GRECQUE, GRAND MODÈLE]

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

Lot sold:

262,500

EUR

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

GRECQUE TABLE LAMP

[LAMPE GRECQUE, GRAND MODÈLE]


Designed circa 1937

glazed terracotta


[Le modèle créé vers 1937

terre cuite émaillée]


Height : 47,5 cm ; 18 ¾ in.

[Hauteur : 47,5 cm ; 18 ¾ in.]

The glaze presents with some instances of wear and with several stains. throughout. There is a small restoration along the edge of the base. There is a tiny dent on the upper part of the base revealing the original color of the plaster. A small dent along the collar.

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.

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."

Acquired directly from the artist

Jean Barluet collection, thence by descent

Private collection, France

[Acquis directement auprès de l'artiste

Ancienne collection Jean Barluet, puis par descendance

Collection privée, France]

For related examples : 

Léopold Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, p. 167

Christian Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, pp. 31 and 144

Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank l'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, pp. 45, 149, 346

Jean-Michel Frank, Galerie Vallois, Biennale 2006, n.p.

[Pour des modèles comparables :

Léopold Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, p. 167

Christian Boutonnet et Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, pp. 31 et 144

Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank l'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, pp. 45, 149, 346

Jean-Michel Frank, Galerie Vallois, Biennale 2006, n.p.]

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.]