A Vision: The Collection of Michelle Smith

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Claude Lalanne

Pair of "Ginkgo" Side Chairs

Auction Closed

April 22, 11:22 PM GMT


180,000 - 240,000 USD

Lot Details


Claude Lalanne

Pair of "Ginkgo" Side Chairs

designed circa 1996, executed 2003

number 4F and 4G from an edition of 8

executed by Figini Fondeur

gilt bronze

each monogrammed CL, impressed LALANNE and dated 2003 and impressed with the foundry mark and respectively numbered F 4/8 and G 4/8

30 ⅝ x 23 x 23 in. (77.7 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm) each

Acquired directly from the artist
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Acquired from the above, 2008
Daniel Marchesseau, Les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, pp. 130-131
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 266-267 (for a maquette of the model in copper and an example of the model in aluminum)
François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne: Dreams for the Light of Day, exh. cat., Gerald Peters Gallery, New York and Santa Fe, 2000, p. 51 (for the model in aluminum)
Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York and Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, 2006, p. 95
Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, n.p. (for the model in aluminum)
Adrian Dannatt, François-Xavier et Claude Lalanne, In the Domain of Dreams, New York, 2018, pp. 23, 167-169, 217, 222-223, 239 and 249