CLAUDE LALANNE | BOUCHE NECKLACE [COLLIER BOUCHE]
sterling silver, with its original dust bag
Signed, numbered ZOLOTAS LALANNE 17/25 Z.2950 on two metal labels on the lips' underside
argent massif, avec sa pochette d'origine
Signé, numeroté ZOLOTAS LALANNE 17/25 Z.2950 sur deux plaques métalliques au revers de la bouche]
Diam. 13 cm ; 5 ⅛ in.
Good overall condition. There are white traces of oxidation mostly concentrated in the recessed areas. There is a small hole in the corner of the lips inherent to the production. There are very light scattered surface scratches.
The dust bag presents with traces of blue pencil, instance of wear and three holes on the lining.
"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."
Iolas-Galerie Zomboulakis, Athens
Private collection, Paris
[Iolas-Galerie Zomboulakis, Athènes
Collection privée, Paris]
For a related example :
Les Lalanne, exhibition catalogue, Christian Fayt Art Gallery, August 11 – September 16, 1984, Knokke-Heist, n. 27
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), éd. Flammarion, Paris, 2008, p. 68
[Pour un modèle comparable :
Les Lalanne, catalogue d’exposition, Christian Fayt Art Gallery, 11 Août – 16 Septembre, 1984, Knokke-Heist, n. 27
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), éd. Flammarion, Paris, 2008, p. 68]