Alberto Giacometti - Design New York Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Paris
    Sotheby’s, Paris, “Paintings and XXe century Art Déco,” November 17, 2004, lot 112

  • Literature

    Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period, New York, 2008, p. 282

  • Catalogue Essay

    “Calabash” table lamps were designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank and were produced in a variety of materials including yellow, pink and gold plaster as well as marble and alabaster.

    The present lot has been authenticated by the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti and is registered in the Alberto Giacometti Database, the online catalogue of authentic works by the artist, as number AGD 2186.


"Calabash" table lamp

circa 1937
9 in. (22.9 cm) high

$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for $100,000

Contact Specialist
Meaghan Roddy
Head of Sale
+ 1 212 940 1266


New York 11 June 2013 11am