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“Mask with snakes” wall sconce

Patinated bronze wall sconce representing a woman's face surrounded by snakes.
Made for Jean-Michel Frank,
Paris, 1933-1934.

Height: 24,5 cm.

Bibliography: Daniel Marchesseau, “Diego Giacometti”, ed. Hermann, Paris, 1986, p. 33 (plaster model illustrated); Léopold Diego Sanchez, “Jean-Michel Frank”, ed. du Regard, Paris, 1997, pp. 29, 239 (plaster models illustrated), Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, “Jean-Michel Frank, l'étrange luxe du rien”, ed. Norma, Paris, 2006, pp. 197, 250 (plaster models illustrated).

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