Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's… Read more PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

Grande Table 'Torsade'

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Grande Table 'Torsade'
stamped with the signature 'Diego' (once on each sidebar and twice on each crossbar)
bronze with brown and green patina
Length: 43¼ in. (110 cm.)
Height: 15¾ in. (40 cm.)
Depth: 27¾ in. (70.4 cm.)
Conceived circa 1965
Private collection, Switzerland, a gift from the artist; sale, Christie's, London, 29 November 1988, lot 240.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 95 (smaller version illustrated).
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 87-89 (smaller version illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 65 (smaller version illustrated).
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
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