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Picassomania / Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Visage en forme d'Horloge 42.5cm (16 3/4). diameter (Conceived in 1956 and executed in silver by François and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus two exemplaires d'artiste, two exemplaires d'auteur.)

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PABLO PICASSO
(1881-1973)
Visage en forme d'Horloge
18 May 2022, 15:00 BST
London, New Bond Street

Sold for £31,800 inc. premium

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Visage en forme d'Horloge
stamped with the artist's signature and numbered 'Picasso 6/20' and stamped with the silversmith's mark, the French assay mark for silver and numbered '1425/4671' (on the reverse)
silver repoussé plate with wooden presentation box
42.5cm (16 3/4). diameter
Conceived in 1956 and executed in silver by François and Pierre Hugo in a numbered edition of 20 plus two exemplaires d'artiste, two exemplaires d'auteur.

Footnotes

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Ateliers Hugo.

Provenance
Atelier François & Pierre Hugo, France.
Thence by descent to the present owner.

Literature
G. Bloch, Pablo Picasso: Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique, 1949-1971, Vol. III, Bern, 1972, no. 94 (white earthenware version illustrated p. 80).
D. Cooper, Picasso, 19 plats en argent par François et Pierre Hugo, Paris, 1977 (another version illustrated).
A. Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the edited ceramic works, 1947-1971, Madoura, 1988, no. 326 (white earthenware version illustrated p. 166).
P. Hugo & C. Siaud, Bijoux d'artistes: Hommage à François Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, no. 2 (another version illustrated p. 170).

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