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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966) FOR JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)

    AN 'ETOILE' FLOOR LAMP, DESIGNED CIRCA 1936

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    Estimate

    ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966) FOR JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
    AN 'ETOILE' FLOOR LAMP, DESIGNED CIRCA 1936
    patinated bronze
    59 in. (150 cm.) high
    signed Giacometti, numbered 027


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    This lot is registered under the number AGD 3558 in the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Database.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Frumkin


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 142 for an illustration of the model;
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11 for an illustration of Diego Giacometti seated beside another example of this model;
    L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 170 and 204 for illustrations of other examples of this model;
    F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001, p. 77 for an illustration of another example of this model;
    C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 38 for an illustration of another example of this model;
    P.-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L’Étrange Luxe du Rien, Paris, 2006, p. 347 for an illustration of another example of this model.