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François-Xavier Lalanne

"Échassier" Table Lamp, Moyen Modèle

Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 USD

Property from a Distinguished Collection

François-Xavier Lalanne

François-Xavier Lalanne

"Échassier" Table Lamp, Moyen Modèle

"Échassier" Table Lamp, Moyen Modèle

Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 USD

Lot sold:

107,100

USD

Authenticity guarantee

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Property from a Distinguished Collection

François-Xavier Lalanne

"Échassier" Table Lamp, Moyen Modèle


designed circa 1994

number 110 from an edition of 1500

gilt patinated bronze, patinated copper, glass

monogrammed fxl, stamped ARTCURIAL and numbered 110/1500

11¾ x 13½ x 4½ in. (29.8 x 34.3 x 11.4 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The “Moyen Modèle” version of this avian design exhibits balanced proportions and a highly naturalistic presence. The metal surfaces throughout present with minor surface irregularities inherent to production and application of the gilding and patina. The patinated copper wings present with a variegated surface and colors ranging from chocolate brown to caramel with occasional areas of burgundy red. The metal surfaces present with some occasional rubbing and faint discoloration, as well as light scattered surface scratches and minor traces of oxidation consistent with age and gentle handling. The frosted glass shade is in excellent condition with some very light scuffing from contact with the metal surfaces. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and recommends having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. A playful and functional form.


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. 

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Univers du Bronze, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2015
Les Lalanne, Fifty years of work 1964-2015, 2015, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, p. 65 (for a drawing of the model)