Lot 11
  • 11

Pablo Picasso

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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Description

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Vase gros Oiseau vert (A. R. 453)
  • ceramic
  • height: 570mm 22 1/2 in
Large terre de fa├»ence vase, 1960, numbered 17/25, glazed and painted, with the Madoura and Edition Picasso stamps

Exhibited

University of Sussex, Brighton, A Gardner Centre Exhibition at the Barlow Gallery, The Ceramics of Pablo Picasso from the collection of Sir Richard & Lady Attenborough, 5-27 May 1989

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection, 16 June-30 September 2007, no. 19

Literature

Marilyn McCully and Michael Raeburn, Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection, Leicester, 2011, illustrated in colour pages 150-51

Condition

The ceramic is in good condition apart from firing cracks at the rear joins of the handles and a firing crack on the inside of the spout.
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