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    A PAIR OF DIEGO GIACOMETTI BRONZE CHIEN ET FAUCON LAMPS
    Diego Giacometti (Swiss, 1902-1985), Paris, France, circa 1965
    Marks: Unmarked
    13-1/8 x 8-5/8 x 1-7/8 inches (33.3 x 21.9 x 4.8 cm) (measurement excludes lamp fittings extending from base)

    The two bronze Chien et Faucon lamps with brown and green patina, wired for electricity, the design conceived by Diego Giacometti circa 1965.

    The lamps, purchased in the early 1970's from a Palm Beach estate, are accompanied by a certificate of authentication issued by Denis Vincenot on January 21, 2011.

    Literature:
    Christian Boutonnet & Rafael Oritz, Diego Giacometti, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 2003, p. 85 (another cast is illustrated)




    Condition Report*: in fine condition
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    June, 2011
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