Alberto Giacometti - Design Evening New York Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Paris, 1930s
    Olivier Larronde, Ville d’Avray
    Thence by descent
    Private collection, Paris
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, p. 200
    Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 117
    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, p. 347

  • 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 2824.

Property of a Private European Collector


"Trépied à feuille" table lamp (first version)

circa 1937
Gilt bronze, paper shade.
Height of cast: 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm) high, including shade: 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm) high, 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm) diameter
Underside of each foot impressed 601, one foot additionally impressed AG 09. Together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Giacometti.

$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $212,500

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

Design Evening

New York Auction 12 December 2017