25 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
Le cercle de famille
signed 'Jean Cocteau' (lower right), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/8/20' (underneath)
partially glazed red earthenware plate
14in. (35.5cm.) diameter
Conceived in 1963 and executed in an edition of 20
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Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeleine Jolly, dated 1 juin 1963.
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A. Guédras, no.157 (another version illustrated p.104).
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