• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5485

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    21 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Chèvre-pied au long cou

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Chèvre-pied au long cou
    signed and dated 'Jean Cocteau/1958' (lower right), inscribed 'Villefranche' (lower left), inscribed again and dated 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/31/40' (underneath)
    partially glazed white earthenware plate
    12¼in. (31.5cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 40


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeline Jolly, dated Villefranche, le 15 mai 1958.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    LITERATURE ABBREVIATION: A. GUÉDRAS, JEAN COCTEAU, POTERIES, CATALOGUE DES CERAMIQUES 1957-1963, SAINT-OUEN, 1989 (LOTS 90-92)


    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.26 (another version ilustrated p.33)