• Impressionist & Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5851

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    25 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Phébus - Apollon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Phébus - Apollon
    signed, dated 'Jean Cocteau/1958' (lower centre edge), marked and numbered 'Edition originale/de Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/28/30' (underneath)
    partially glazed red earthenware plate
    12¼in. (31.3cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 30


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeleine Jolly, dated 17 juillet 1958.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    LITERATURE ABBREVIATION: A. GUÉDRAS, JEAN COCTEAU, POTERIES, CATALOGUE DES CERAMIQUES 1957-1963, SAINT-OUEN, 1989 (LOTS 66-73)


    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.67 (another version illustrated p.52).