Diego Giacometti

La table berceau aux renards

Found at Christies, Amsterdam
Masterpieces from the Collection of Sam Josefowitz: A Lifetime of Discovery and Scholarship, Lot 34
13. Oct - 13. Oct 2023
Estimate: 400.000 - 600.000 GBP
Price realised: 630.000 GBP
DIEGO GIACOMETTI (1902-1985)
La table berceau aux renards
stamped 'DIEGO' and stamped again with the monogram 'DG' (on a crossbar)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 21 3⁄8 in. (54.5 cm.)
Width: 45 ¼ in. (115 cm.)
Depth: 27 in. (68.5 cm.)
Conceived circa 1975; this example cast in the early 1980s
- Acquired directly from the artist in the

Upper estimated price slightly exceeded

The work La table berceau aux renards by Diego Giacometti was sold in the Masterpieces from the Collection of Sam Josefowitz: A Lifetime of Discovery and Scholarship auction at Christies in Amsterdam in October this year. Here, the upper estimate of GBP 600,000.00 was slightly exceeded - the artwork found a new owner for GBP 630,000.00 (€ 723,415.03). Admittedly, works by Diego Giacometti have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work La console 'Hommage à Böcklin' in October this year with an auction result of GBP 5,122,000.00 (€ 5,881,478.99).

Oberer Schätzpreis leicht übertroffen

Die Arbeit La table berceau aux renards von Diego Giacometti wurde im Oktober diesen Jahres in der Auktion Masterpieces from the Collection of Sam Josefowitz: A Lifetime of Discovery and Scholarship bei Christies in Amsterdam versteigert. Dabei wurde der obere Schätzpreis von GBP 600.000,00 leicht übertroffen – das Kunstwerk fand für GBP 630.000,00 (€ 723.415,03) einen neuen Besitzer. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Diego Giacometti auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit La console 'Hommage à Böcklin' im Oktober diesen Jahres mit einem Auktionsergebnis von GBP 5.122.000,00 (€ 5.881.478,99).

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