Lot 235: PABLO PICASSO | Têtes; Têtes; and Personnages et cavalier: 3 ceramics (A. R. 367; 368; and 540)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Two terre de faïence pitchers and one terre de faïence plaque, 1956 and 1968, each from the edition of 500, the plaque numbered 330/500 (3 ceramics)
Têtes (A. R. 367): terre de faïence pitcher partially glazed, 1956, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'Edtion Picasso' and 'Madoura' with the Edition Picasso and Madoura stamps height: 130 mm 5 1/8 in The ceramic is in good condition, with an inconspicuous hairline crack in the spout, not visible from the exterior and a few firing imperfections in the glaze. Têtes (A. R. 368): terre de faïence pitcher partially glazed, 1956, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'Edtion Picasso' with the Edition Picasso and Madoura stamps height: 145 mm 5 3/4 in The ceramic is in good condition, apart from minor firing imperfections and some surface soiling. Personnages et cavalier (A. R. 540): terre de faïence plaque, 1968, numbered 330/500, incised 'J. 149' and 'Madoura' with the Empreinte Originale de Picasso and Madoura stamps, the plaque is encased in a clear plexiglass box 110 by 165 mm 4 1/4 by 6 1/2 in The ceramic is in good condition. It is encased in a clear plexiglass box (the front is not covered).
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: the tallest pitcher: 145 mm 5 3/4 in