London, South Kensington
7 February 2014
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Visage en forme d'horloge
stamped with the signature and numbered 'Picasso 2/20' (on the reverse); stamped with the goldsmith's mark and the French assay mark for silver and numbered '1425-1938' (on the reverse lower rim)
silver repoussé plate
Diameter: 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.)
Conceived in 1956 and executed in silver in a numbered edition of 20 plus two exemplaire d'artiste and two exemplaire d'auteur; this example is number 2 of the edition.
With original wooden case.
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C. Siaud, P. Hugo, Bijoux d'artistes, Hommage à François Hugo orfèvre, Aix-en-provence, 2001, no. 1425 ( other version illustrated pp. 153,170).
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