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    Sale 5846

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    29 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Asclépios (Esculape)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Asclépios (Esculape)
    with signature and dated 'Jean Cocteau 58' (lower edge), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline Jolly/18/20' (underneath)
    white earthenware plate
    12¼in. (31cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 20


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LITERATURE ABBREVIATION: A. GUÉDRAS, JEAN COCTEAU, POTERIES, CATALOGUE DES CERAMIQUES 1957-1963, SAINT-OUEN, 1989
    EACH LOT (LOTS 78-81) IS SOLD WITH A PHOTO-CERTIFICATE FROM MRS. MADELINE JOLLY.


    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.62 (another version illustrated p.48).