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François-Xavier Lalanne

Le Bain des Éléphants

François-Xavier Lalanne

François-Xavier Lalanne

Le Bain des Éléphants

Le Bain des Éléphants

François-Xavier Lalanne

1927 - 2008


Le Bain des Éléphants

2007


silvered patinated bronze, copper and metal, water system

Each monogrammed FxL, stamped LALANNE, numbered 2/8 and dated 2007 on the basin


40 x 78 x 20 cm ; 15 ¾ x 30 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in. ; 33 x 40 x 20 cm ; 13 x 15 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in. ; 34 x 40 x 20 cm ; 13 ⅜ x 15 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in.


Dimensions of the presentation table : 75 x 90 x 280 cm ; 29 ½ x 35 ⅜ x 110 ¼ in.


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François-Xavier Lalanne

1927 - 2008


Le Bain des Éléphants

2007


bronze à patine argentée, cuivre et métal, système à eau

Chacun monogrammé FxL, estampillé LALANNE, numéroté 2/8 et daté 2007 sur le bassin


40 x 78 x 20 cm ; 15 ¾ x 30 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in. ; 33 x 40 x 20 cm ; 13 x 15 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in. ; 34 x 40 x 20 cm ; 13 ⅜ x 15 ¾ x 7 ⅞ in.


Dimensions de la table de présentation : 75 x 90 x 280 cm ; 29 ½ x 35 ⅜ x 110 ¼ in.

Please note that this lot has been cleaned and possibly restored under the supervision of Mr. Paulo de Amorim, former assistant of the Atelier Lalanne.

Very good overall condition. The copper presents with rubbing marks, inherent to the making process, and with tiny discoloration stains throughout. One element presents with vert-de-gris on its corner.

The table in very good overall condition. Two edges of the table present with dents and lacks of paint, revealing the original colour underneath the paint. 


Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical and hydraulic components and recommends having all components inspected by professionals.


"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."

Only two examples have been made


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Seulement deux exemplaires ont été réalisés