15 December 2010
FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
'Chouette de Cristal' A Crystal Owl, designed 2003
number 5 from an edition of 8 plus 4 artist's proofs
13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) high
marked 5/8 fxL and bocquel f.d.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
cf. D. Marchesseau, The Lalannes, Paris/New York, 1998, p. 96 for an example of this model in concrete.
From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.
With the offer of space memorabilia in One Giant Leap: Celebrating Space Exploration 50 Years after Apollo 11, here are five homes for lovers of night skies
From Brazil to St. Barths, 5 luxury residences where you can be indoors one moment and beneath a blue sky the next, while hardly even noticing
Discover more about husband-and-wife team François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, whose nature-based sculptures and decorative arts are hugely in vogue
Calder in Melbourne, Murakami in Hong Kong, Picasso in Beijing — our updated guide to the best shows across the rest of the world this summer and beyond
Sunflowers in Amsterdam, Eliasson in London, contemporary photography in Arles — our updated guide to the best shows in Europe this summer and beyond
Award-winning designers, a museum director, and Christie’s own specialists and art handlers share their expert tips
10 expert tips for keeping your timepiece in top condition