Joueur de flute et Cavalier stamped 'Picasso', numbered '3/20' and stamped with François Hugo's silversmith mark (on the reverse), silver repoussé 36cm (14 3/16in) diameter with wooden presentation box
Conceived in 1957 and executed in silver by Pierre Hugo on 20 January 1977 in an edition of 20 plus two artist's proofs.
LITERATURE: Douglas Cooper, Picasso, 19 Plats en Argent par François & Pierre Hugo, Paris, 1977, n.p. (another plate illustrated)
Alain Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1947-1971, Madoura, 1988, p. 174, no. 340 (white earthenware clay version illustrated).
To be included in Dr. Clare Finn's forthcoming catalogue raisonné (no. 7).