3 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTOR
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Table carcasse, modèle bas à double plateau
bronze with dark green patina and glass top
17 x 49 5/8 x 32¼ in. (43 x 126 x 82 cm.)
Conceived circa 1970; this bronze version cast at a later date
Acquired from the artist by the present owner circa 1982-1984.
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F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, pp. 96-97 (another cast illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 108 (another cast illustrated).
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