Lot 209: PABLO PICASSO | Visage aux traits en X (R. 556)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Terre de faïence plaque partially glazed in colors, 1969, numbered 9/100, inscribed 'J 136B', with the Empreinte Originale de Picasso and Madoura stamps
The ceramic is in good condition. The colors differ slightly from the example printed in Ramié. Some scuffing on the reverse and sides and minor surface soiling. With a hairline crack in white glaze between the figure's eyes. (JB rewritten?)
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Dimensions: 166 by 160 mm 6 1/2 by 6 1/4 in