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    Sale 7737

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

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 327

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Paire de chenets aux caryatides

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Paire de chenets aux caryatides
    bronze with gold patina
    Height of male: 20½ in. (52 cm.)
    Height of female: 20 1/8 in. (51 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1963


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    Provenance

    Galerie Claude Bernard, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner on 23 January 1987.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 49 (another cast illustrated).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 134 (another cast illustrated).