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Lot 0206 Details

Description
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Visage de Femme (A.R. 192), 1953,
Terre de faience pitcher,
Stamped and marked 'Edition Picasso/Madoura Plein Feu/Edition Picasso/ 71/200 /Madoura' (underneath)
Partially glazed and painted in green and auburn.
Conceived in 7 July 1953 and executed in an edition of 200


Height: 13
Width: 12
Depth: 8

Provenance: Received by the current owner in 1969 as a wedding gift.
Condition
Note condition: overall good condition, with no glaze crazing, surface scratches, or hairline cracks. There is a very small amount of in-painting visible under black light on the woman’s right-hand ear and surrounding hair, as well as on the handle. No additional apparent restoration done to the piece. Two small 1/4 inch chips at the lower edge of the pitcher at the base – one on the front-right side and another on the rear-left side. Some surface soiling throughout, particularly on the back of the piece and around the rim. There is a split on the interior of the spout that occurred as an in-process firing flaw (see photos).
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206: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Visage de Femme (A.R. 19

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000Jul 31, 2012
Starting Price $5,000
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