Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm)
Lot 33
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Pair of Étoile Table Lamps
conceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937
patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectively
height excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm)
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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pair of Étoile Table Lampsconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectivelyheight excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm)
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Pair of Étoile Table Lamps
conceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937
patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG034' and 'AG035' respectively
height excluding armature 16in (40.8cm); overall height 27 7/16in (69.85cm); width 7 3/16in (18.41cm); depth 7in (17.78cm)

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of these works are confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and are recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database as AGD3778 and AGD3779 respectively.

    Provenance
    Private Collection, California

    Literature
    Léopold Diego Sanchez, 'Jean-Michel Frank Adolphe Chanaux', Editions du Regard, 1980, p. 200 for an illustration of another example
    Françoise Francisci, 'Catalogue de l'œuvre de Diego Giacometti', Éditions Éolia, 1986, vol. 1, p. 32
    Christian Boutonnet and Rafael Ortiz, 'Diego Giacometti', Les Editions de l'Amateur, 2003, p. 42 for an illustration of another example
    Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, 'Jean-Michel Frank, L'Étrange Luxe du Rien, Edition Norma, 2006, p. 347 for another example
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