25 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
Le dernier regard d'Orphée
signed 'Jean Cocteau' (lower centre), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/44/50' (underneath)
partially glazed white earthenware plate
14in. (35.7cm.) diameter
Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 50
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Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeleine Jolly, dated 17 juillet 1958.
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