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Egyptian Lamp by Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

Egyptian Lamp, 1933

Painted plaster
Unique artwork
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Momentum 12M
Last recorded sale at Sotheby's, New York (16 Dec 2014)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Dec 16, 2014
Sotheby'sNew YorkThe Jon Stryker Collection: Masterworks of European Modernism27
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Egyptian Lamp
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Artwork Description



49.8 cm (19.61 in)


painted plaster


Jacques Grange, Paris. Galerie du Passage, Paris, 2005


Waldemar George, “Jean-Michel Frank”, Art et Décoration, Mars 1936, p. 91 . Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 34 (for another example of the model). François Baudot, J. M. Frank, New York, 1998, p. 47 (for a black patinated version), p. 65 (for a view of the model in Mrs. Claire Artaud's dining room, Paris, 1936). Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank/Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 136, 159 and 241 (for other examples of the model), p. 246 (for a black patinated version). C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, exh. cat., Paris, 2003, p. 33 (for another example of the model). Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, pp. 155, 198, 250 and 344 (for other examples of the model). Pierre Passebon, Jacques Grange, Paris, 2008, p. 228 (for the present lot illustrated)