• Impressionist Modern  auction at Christies

    Sale 2290

    Impressionist Modern

    10 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 63

    Francoise Gilot (b. 1921) and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Owl necklace and ring

    Price Realised  

    Francoise Gilot (b. 1921) and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Owl necklace and ring
    suspended carved stone pendant in the form of a colored owl joined to a necklace of various metal, bone and stone beads, with an oval shaped pebble clasp with pink painted detail, on a purple cord, 15 in. Ring size is approximately 5½ in. (13.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1948; unique (2)


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    Provenance

    Françoise Gilot, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1984.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that a ring, approximately size 5½ in. (13.9 cm.), also accompanies this lot.


    Exhibited

    London, Victoria and Albert Museum; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Surreal Things, March 2007-September 2008, p. 290, no. 19 (illustrated in color, p. 291).


    Post Lot Text

    Two objects in one lot (2).