Alberto GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
Calabash table lamp
Alabaster, unique work
8 1/8 in. / 20.8 cm.
created for Jean-Michel Frank
Certificate by the Fondation Alberto Giacometti . This work has been authenticated by the Comité Alberto Giacometti. We wish to thank Mrs. Michèle Kieffer, manager of the Comité Alberto Giacometti, for her confirmation.
This sculpture is also registered in the Alberto Giacometti Database, the online catalogue of authentic works by the artist.
Literature: Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, «Jean-Michel Frank», Norma Editions, Paris, 2006, p 282 (ill.).
Similar works by Alberto Giacometti: A Pair of Calabash table lamps, alabaster, 1939, 8 1/4 in.: https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/alberto-giacometti-1901-1966-for-jean-michel-frank-1895-1941-5644656-details.aspx