enameled earthenware, cement and metal
Signed Jouve and with the artist cipher on the underside
céramique émaillée, ciment et métal
Signé Jouve et avec le sigle de l'artiste au revers]
40 x 105 x 36,5 cm ; 15 ¾ x 41 ⅜ x 14 ⅜ in.
Good overall condition. The metal presents with rust throughout the surface. There is a light trace of liquid on the cement of approximately 4,5 cm which has sink along a leg.
One edge presents with a default inherent to the making. There is a small loss of cement on the underside.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Private collection, France
[Collection privée, France]
Philippe Jousse, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2006, pp. 106 and 220
[Philippe Jousse, Georges Jouve, Paris, 2006, pp. 106 et 220]