From an Important European Collection

After Pablo Picasso

Horloge à la langue (Tongue Clock) — 1427

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From an Important European Collection

After Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Horloge à la langue (Tongue Clock) — 1427

executed after 1988*, stamped Picasso on reverse, EA 1/2 (artist's proof), Pierro Hugo goldsmith's mark, Pierre Hugo number 1427, French assay mark

23k yellow gold Pablo Picasso medallion pendant from an edition of 20 and 2 artist proofs; based on an Madoura original ceramic by Picasso

Diameter: 2 in.; 5 cm.

30.02 g.

Atelier François et Pierre Hugo, Aix-en-Provence

Private collection, France (acquired from above at the end of the 1970s)

Acquired by descent from above

Christie's Paris: Art Moderne, October 23, 2015 [Lot 148]

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. 148, 153

Clare Finn, ‘The decorative metalwork of Pablo Picasso: his collaboration with François Hugo,’ PhD diss., Royal College of Art, 2004, p. 1156