Sculpture by Design: Rateau | Giacometti | Les Lalanne

Sculpture by Design: Rateau | Giacometti | Les Lalanne

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Property from an Important French Collection

Alberto Giacometti

"Le Poing" Sconce

Auction Closed

December 8, 04:49 PM GMT

Estimate

180,000 - 240,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from an Important French Collection

Alberto Giacometti

"Le Poing" Sconce


designed circa 1935

painted plaster

9⅞ x 6⅜ x 9½ in. (25.2 x 16 x 24 cm)

The Tériade Collection, Paris
Alice Tériade, Paris, 1983
Thence by descent, 2007
Artcurial, Paris, June 29, 2021, lot 9
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Charles Juliet, Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 33
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, p. 248
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, p. 237
Véronique Wiesinger, Giacometti: La figure au Défi, Paris, 2007, p. 43
Laure Verchère, Jean-Michel Frank, New York, 2018, p. 90

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Giacometti and is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database.