Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm)
Lot 32
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Osselet Standard Lamp
conceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'
height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm)
US$ 100,000 - 150,000
£75,000 - 110,000

Modern Decorative Art + Design

14 Dec 2017, 14:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm) Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Osselet Standard Lampconceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm)
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Osselet Standard Lamp
conceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1935, patinated bronze, stamped by the Comité Giacometti 'AG15'
height excluding armature 58in (147.2cm); overall height 63 1/4in (160.6cm); width 15 3/4in (40cm); depth 15 1/2in (39.3cm)

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of this work is confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database as AGD3780.

    Provenance
    Private Collection, California

    Literature
    Michel Butor, 'Diego Giacometti', Maeght Editeur, 1985, p. 95 for a similar example
    Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, 'Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period', Rizzoli, 2008, p. 257 for a similar example
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