• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7737

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

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 328

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Porte-manteaux

    Price Realised  

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Porte-manteaux
    bronze with green and brown patina
    Length: 28 7/8 in. (73.3 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1967; this work is unique


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist; sale, Christie's, New York, 13 May 1987, lot 213.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work may not be unique.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 53 (illustrated).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 166 (illustrated).