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32
Pablo Picasso
CENTAURE
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
32
Pablo Picasso
CENTAURE
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973
CENTAURE
Conceived in ceramic by Picasso between 1956 and 1967 and executed in silver by François Hugo and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus 2 exemplaires d'artiste and 2 exemplaires d'auteur. 
signed, stamped with the silversmith's mark, the French assay mark for silver and the Francois Hugo series number 1439 and numbered EXEMPLAIRE D'ARTISTE 1/2 on the reverse
repoussé silver, wooden box
Diameter: 41.5 cm, 16 3/8  in. 
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued and signed by François Hugo.

Provenance

Atelier François and Pierre Hugo, Aix-en-Provence
Private Collection, Europe

Exhibited

London, Lever Galleries; Paris, Galerie Matignon, 19 plats en argent par François et Pierre Hugo, 10 June – 8 July, 1977 (London); 7 November – 31 December, 1977 (Paris) (another example exhibited)

Literature

Georges Bloch, Pablo Picasso: Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique, 1949-1971, Bern, 1972, vol. III, p. 94 cat. no. 108 (white ceramic version illustrated)
Douglas Cooper, François Hugo & Pierre Hugo, Picasso: 19 plats en argent, Paris, 1977, n.p. (another example illustrated in colour)
Alain Ramié, Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1947- 1971, Madoura, Vallauris, France, 1988, p. 73, cat. no. 338 (white ceramic version illustrated in colour)
Pierre Hugo & Claire Siaud, Bijoux d'artistes: Hommage à François Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, p. 170 (another example illustrated in colour)

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