Sale 17DD02 | Lot 242

Diego Giacometti Bronze Trois Oiseaux

Catalogue: Doyle + Design
Diego Giacometti Bronze Trois Oiseaux

Lot Details

Lot 242
Diego Giacometti Bronze Trois Oiseaux
Floor Lamp
Circa 1975
Stamped Diego DG underside. Height 57 1/2 inches, diameter of base 18 1/4 inches.
This lot is accompanied by a copy of a letter from Pierre Mattise Gallery to Serge Matta regarding the commission of this lamp.
Commissioned by Serge Matta from the artist through Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1975
Private collection
A pair of lamps of the same model, from the Serge Matta commission, were sold by Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 2016 lot 310 for $732,500.
A Berceau table and a console from the same commission were sold by Doyle as lots 612 and 614, respectively, New York, April 8, 2013.

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $181,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition overall; clearly stamped Diego DG underside; some patches of green to patina; dust in crevices; will require rewiring to bring up to date; very slightly out of perfect alignment

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Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $181,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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