29 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
After Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
stamped with artist's signature, numbered with maker's mark and French assay mark for gold 'Picasso/1691/1046/no.1' (on the reverse)
23 carat gold pendant with a presentation box
2in. (5cm.); shaped
Conceived on 9 December 1973 and executed in gold by François Hugo in an edition of 20 plus 2 artist's proofs.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Sold with a certificate from Mr. Pierre Hugo, dated Aix-en-Provence le 9 XII 1973, and is registered under no.1691-1046. This work is after a drawing by Picasso.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.