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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 326

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Guéridon-arbre au hibou

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Guéridon-arbre au hibou
    bronze with green patina and glass top
    25¼ x 25¼ x 12 5/8 in. (64 x 64 x 32 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1980


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    Provenance

    Marisa del Re Gallery, Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is stamped with the signature and monogram 'DIEGO DG' on one of the legs and that the dimensions are 26 1/8 x 27 1/8 x 14 in. (66.3 x 68.9 x 35.5 cm.).


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 69 (another cast illustrated).
    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 67 (another cast illustrated).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, New York, 1986, p. 152 (another cast illustrated).