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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1210

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Table basse trapezoïdale, modèle aux têtes de chien

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    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Table basse trapezoïdale, modèle aux têtes de chien
    stamped with signature and monogram 'DIEGO DG' (on the crossbrace)
    bronze with green patina
    Height: 16 1/8 in. (40.6 cm.)
    Length: 23 ½ in. (59.7 cm.)
    Depth: 20 ½ in. (52.1 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1963; this bronze version cast by 1984


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    Provenance

    Private collection (acquired from the artist, 1984).
    Anon. (acquired from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 2 November 2005, lot 492.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 109 and 125 (other versions illustrated).
    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, pp. 104-105 (other versions illustrated).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 84-85 (other versions illustrated).