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  • Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, 1961
    Private Collection, New York, 1998
    DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, 2004
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 2005
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 95, 141
    Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, p. 170
    Christian Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 41
    Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period, New York, 2006, p. 347


"Ossicle" floor lamp

designed circa 1936
Patinated bronze, glass diffuser, paper shade.
Overall: 69 1/4 in. (175.9 cm) high
Cast base: 58 in. (147.3 cm) high

Cast by Diego Giacometti, France.

$120,000 - 180,000 

Sold for $191,000

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New York Auction 11 June 2014 11am