Alberto Giacometti - Design New York Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, France
    Friedman Vallois, New York
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 2002
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 95, 141Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, p. 170Christian Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 41Pierre-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. Impressed with DG.

$120,000 - 180,000 

Sold for $191,000

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New York Auction 11 June 2014 11am