Alberto Giacometti - Design New York Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner circa 1980

  • Literature

    Waldemar George, "Jean Michel Frank," Art et Décoration, no. 3, 1936, p. 98
    Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, pp. 107, 204
    Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 125
    Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11
    Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period, New York, 2012, pp. 68, 143, 198, 250

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is registered by the Fondation Alberto and Annette Giacometti in the online Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD) under the number AGD 4265.

Property from a Private Collection, Palm Beach


“Figure” floor lamp

designed circa 1933, later cast
Patinated bronze, paper shade.
Height of cast: 61 in. (154.9 cm)
Base impressed A. Giacometti, DG, and 056. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Giacometti.

$150,000 - 200,000 

Sold for $277,200

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New York Auction 9 December 2020