• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 365

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Lampadaire aux noeuds ou osselet

    Price Realised  

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Lampadaire aux noeuds ou osselet
    bronze with red and gold patina
    Height: 58¼ in. (148 cm.)
    Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, before 1974.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work is included in The Alberto Giacometti Database as no. 1533


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 141 (another cast illustrated).
    The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 1533.