16 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 52,500
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
DIEGO GIACOMETTI (1902-1985)
'Hibou et Coupe' A Bronze Table Lamp, second version, circa 1980
19¼ in. (49.5 cm.) high
inscribed DIEGO and with the monogram
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
cf. F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, p. 111.
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 148.
C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 84.
The provenance for this lot is:
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris (acquired directly from the artist).
Gallery Claude Bernard, Inc., New York.
Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., Birmingham, Michigan (acquired from the above).
Christie's, New York, 14 May 1999, lot 658 (acquired by the consignor on 11 November 1983 from the above).
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale.
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