10 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
with signature 'Jean Cocteau' (lower centre), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/33/40' (underneath)
white earthenware plate
12¼in. (31.2in.) diameter
Conceived in 1958 and executed in an edition of 40
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Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Annie Guèdras, dated 17 juillet 1958.
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.
A. Guédras, no.75 (another version illustrated p.55).
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