29 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
Le joueur de pipeau
with signature 'Jean Cocteau' (lower edge), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline Jolly/15/35' (underneath)
12¼in. (31cm.) diameter
Conceived in 1963 and executed in an edition of 35
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A. Guédras, no.77 (another version illustrated).
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