Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Vase with two high handles, 1952
Fired earthenware turned and modelled, engobes decoration, engraved with a knife, painted and partially glazed.
Edition of 400 numbered copies. Inscription under the base with a brush: "Edition Picasso
Madoura"; stamp in hollow of the workshop and mention "Edition Picasso".
Painted faience pitcher with engraving; from an edition of 400 numbered. Inscription "Edition
Picasso" stamp engraved under the piece.
H_38,5 cm W_17 cm
This ceramic is the first of the "vases with high handles" made by Picasso, who will make a variant in 1953 (see Ramié 213).
On a white background, the artist has drawn an anthropomorphic vase decorated in different shades of grey, which can vary very strongly according to the different specimens. It is clearly a female figure, her head encircled by a crown of flowers, her breasts decorated with shining suns.
Provenance:
- Estate of Pablo Picasso
- Private
collection Bibliography: Catalogue Ramié reproduced under n°141
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