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    PROPERTY OF ANDREW CRISPO, NEW YORK

    DIEGO GIACOMETTI
    "Tabouret de Coiffeuse a l'Harpie" A Gilt Bronze Chair, designed circa 1960
    Marks: inscribed Diego with monogram
    22-3/4 x 14 x 14 inches (57.8 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm)

    PROVENANCE:
    Horst P. Horst, New York;
    Billy Baldwin, New York;
    Arthur E. Smith, New York;
    Thence by descent.

    EXHIBITED:
    International Decoration & The Arts, November 5-28, 1976, Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York.

    ILLUSTRATED:
    P. Warner, "Venice-on-the-Hudson: Cultural Combinations in a Designer's West Village Penthouse," Architectural Digest, Nov. 1987, p. 146 (in situ).

    LITERATURE:
    Cf. M. Butor and J. Vincent, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 108;
    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti: Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. II, Paris, 1986, p. 46;
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 45;
    C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 2002, p. 76.


    Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Generally very fine unrestored condition with exceptional provenance.

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    December, 2009
    10th Thursday
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