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DIEGO GIACOMETTI 1902-1985
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DIEGO GIACOMETTI 1902-1985

PAIRE DE PHOTOPHORES, VERS 1975

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DIEGO GIACOMETTI 1902-1985
Paire de photophores, vers 1975
Bronze patiné et verre / patinated bronze and glass
H 50 et 53,5 x D 32,5 cm (chacun) / 19 5/8 and 21 1/8 x 12.6/8 in (each)
Provenance
Collection Hubert de Givenchy, commandés à l'artiste vers 1975.
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Artist's Resale Right ("droit de Suite"). If the Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also 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.
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Lot Essay

Ces deux paires de photophores (lots 17 et 18) sont réalisées sur mesure : Monsieur de Givenchy a acheté quatre verrines lors d’un séjour à Rome et à son retour, demande à Diego d’en concevoir les montures.

These two pairs of candleholders (lots 17 and 18) were custom made: Monsieur de Givenchy had bought some Italian glass hurricane lanterns on a visit to Rome and upon is return, asked Diego to design their mounts.

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