• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 516

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Tête en forme d'horloge

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Tête en forme d'horloge
    stamped with the signature and numbered 'Picasso 6/20' and with the maker's mark of François Hugo (on the reverse)
    silver repoussé
    Diameter: 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.)
    Conceived in 1956 and cast in silver by François and Pierre Hugo, Paris, in an edition of twenty plus two épreuves d'artiste


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 25 February 2004, lot 124.
    Private collection, London, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1988, no. 325 (the ceramic version illustrated p. 326).