• Important 20th Century Decorat auction at Christies

    Sale 2230

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

    'PAIRE DE PALOMBES' A PAIR OF ZINC PIGEONS, DESIGNED 2005

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    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
    'Paire de Palombes' A Pair of Zinc Pigeons, designed 2005
    on aluminum columns, number 1 from an edition of 8 pairs numbered A or B plus 4 pairs of artist's proofs
    one: 79 in. (200.8 cm.) high, the other: 74 in. (188 cm.) high
    incised fxL 8/8 A and other other incised fxL 8/8 B (2)


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    cf. Exhibition catalogue, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2007, p. 14 for another example of this model in the Lalanne garden, 2006.