• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 104

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Grand vase aux femmes nues

    Price Realised  


    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Grand vase aux femmes nues
    inscribed, dated and numbered 'VALLAURIS MAI 50 9' and with the 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' and 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' pottery stamps (on the inside)
    painted ceramic
    Height: 25¾ in. (65.4 cm.)
    Executed in May 1950

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody


    G. Bloch, Pablo Picasso, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique 1949-1971, Bern, 1972, vol. III, no. 20 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 28).
    G. Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Secaucus, 1979, p. 291, no. 689 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 277).
    A. Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947-1971, p. 65, no. 115 (another from the edition illustrated, pp. 13 and 16; another from the edition illustrated in color, pp. 64-65).