PABLO PICASSO | SERVICE VISAGE NOIR (A.R. 44)
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Works from the Collection of Joe R. and Teresa L. Long
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
SERVICE VISAGE NOIR (A.R. 44)
Terre de faïence plate, painted in colors and glazed, 1948, from the edition of 100, inscribed 'i', 'D'Après Picasso' and 'Madoura', with the Madoura stamp
diameter: 237 mm 9⅜ in
The ceramic is in good condition apart from a stabilized 2 1/2 inch crack at lower right, visible only on the reverse. The reverse with some surface soiling.
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