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Collection privée, acquise directement auprès de l'artiste en 2002 par le propriétaire actuel.
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'LES PORTES DU JARDIN', A PAIR OF GILT BRONZE GATES BY CLAUDE LALANNE, UNIQUE PIECE, 2002
These gates are part of a private collection and acquired directly to the artist in 2002 by the present owner.
Claude Lalanne explored the theme 'Portes du jardin' from 1992. Each example was solely produced on commission, hence unique in dimension and design. Our present door was commissioned to serve as a guardrail to prevent the young children of the family from accessing the staircase