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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 476

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Table torsade

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Table torsade
    stamped eight times with the signature 'Diego' (on the rails and cross braces)
    bronze with green patina and glass top
    Height: 15¾ in. (40 cm.)
    Width: 32¼ in. (82.5 cm.)
    Depth: 33½ in. (84.8 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1965


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in the early 1980s.


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 116 (another cast illustrated pl. 87).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 65 (another cast illustrated).