Alberto & Diego Giacometti (Swiss), for Jean-Michel Frank, 'Lampdaire Noued' designed circa 1935-37
Lot 12*
Alberto & Diego Giacometti (Swiss), for Jean-Michel Frank, 'Lampdaire Noued' designed circa 1935-37
Sold for £60,000 (US$ 100,788) inc. premium
Lot Details
Alberto & Diego Giacometti (Swiss), for Jean-Michel Frank, 'Lampdaire Noued'
designed circa 1935-37
patinated bronze
149cm(58 11/16

Footnotes

  • Provenance: From the collection of the English actor, James Mason. This lot is understood to have been in Mason's private collection since the late 1960s when they were gifted to him by a close friend.

    The present lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Denis Vincenot, stating that it is by Diego Giacometti. For a further discussion on this lamp and its attribution see the footnote for the previous lot.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the Fondation Alberto and Annette Giacometti states that the title for these lamps is "lampadaire modèle osselet". In their opinion the design of these lamps is solely attributable to Alberto Giacometti. Please note that these lots have not been inspected by a representative of the Fondation in person.
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