• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5533

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    24 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 228

    PAVEL JANÁK (1882-1956)

    JAR AND COVER, DESIGNED 1911-1912

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PAVEL JANÁK (1882-1956)
    JAR AND COVER, DESIGNED 1911-1912
    for Artel, earthenware, incised maker's marks
    4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) high


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    Pavel Janák was an architect and leading Cubist theoretician in Prague.

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    Literature

    Jiri Sveska, Czech Cubism 1909-1912, Prague, 1991, p. 288 (design illustrated in black colour-way)