December 2008 Digital Catalog Features Giacometti Table and Lamps

We recently republished our December 2008 Auction Catalog for digital preview. The catalog features over 580 outstanding lots of paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture and other decorative objects. Highlights from the sale included:

  • Diego Giacometti coffee table (Lot 209) and pair of lamps (Lots 207 & 208)

Extremely rare set custom executed 1972; original owner

Estimate: Coffee table $125,000-200,000; Lamps $30,000-40,000 each

Realized: Coffee table $216,000;  Lamps $60,000 each

Diego Giacometti Coffe Table, "Grande Torsade (Twisted Cable)", Lot 209, 1972, Estimate $150,000 - 200,000, Realized $216,000

Diego Giacometti Table Lamps, Lots 207 & 208, 1972, Estimate $30,000 - 40,000 each, Realized $60,000 each

  • Gertrud & Otto Natzler Tall Vase (Lot 326)

Studio, executed 1962; Turquoise crater glaze

Estimate: $15,000 – 20,000

Realized: $18,000

  • Claire Falkenstein Custom Hanging Screen (Lot 1)

Commissioned in 1958 for California residence

Estimate: $25,000 – 30,000

Realized: $42,000

Take a moment and flip through the digital catalog and see examples of material we sell through LAMA auctions. If you have any material that is similar and are interested in consigning for the upcoming Spring 2010 auction, please email Peter Loughrey at peter@lamodern.com.

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