Diego Giacometti (Swiss, 1902-1985) 'Grande Table Torsade' circa 1965 Height: 15¾ in. (40 cm.) Length: 46 in. (117 cm.) Depth: 29 1/8 in. (74 cm.)
Lot 13*
Diego Giacometti (Swiss, 1902-1985) 'Table Torsade' circa 1965
Sold for £108,000 (US$ 181,528) inc. premium
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Diego Giacometti (Swiss, 1902-1985)
'Table Torsade' circa 1965
signed 'Diego' twice to the stetchers, patinated bronze and glass
height 40cm x width 127 x length 63cm


  • Diego Giacometti's pieces bridge the worlds between sculpture and furniture, history and modernity. Undoubtedly functional these works are rendered in the manner of sculpture and inspired by classical forms.

    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.

    Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Denis Vincenot.

    For similar illustrated examples see:
    Catherine and Christian Boutonnet and 'Rafael Ortiz, 'Diego Giacometti', pp. 66-67
    Françoise Francisci, 'Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre', vol. I, pp. 87-89
    Daniel Marchesseau, 'Diego Giacometti', p. 65.
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