Jean Cocteau

'Florentine Profil' Pendant

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800 - 1,200 USD

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Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

'Florentine Profil' Pendant

1958, signed Jean Cocteau on reverse

terracotta pendant with pink and gray encrusted clay is a production of the Madeline-Jolly potters workshop, and is part of an unnumbered series. Sold together with (Book) Claude Arnaud, Jean Cocteau: A Life, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016 

2⅓ by 1⅞ in.; 5.8 by 4.5 cm. 

Pierre Bergé & Associés, Paris, June 7, 2010, lot 232

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Clare Siaud and Pierre Hugo, Bijoux d'artistes, Artist’s Jewels, Hommage à François Hugo, Les Cyprès, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, p. 82, for similar plaster and gold versions