9 November 2000
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Deux paires de poignées de portes à barre droite
each stamped with monogram 'DG' (on the neck of the handle)
bronze with green patina
Width of each: 4½ in. (11.5 cm.)
Acquired from the artist by the previous owner, 1982-1983.
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D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 167 (another cast illustrated).
Two pairs of door handles in one lot (4).
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art