21 May 2019
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
signed 'Jean Cocteau' (lower left); inscribed and numbered 'Edition originale de Jean Cocteau / Atelier Madeline - Jolly / 25/30' (underneath)
terracotta pitcher with coloured engobe and glaze
Height: 10 5/8 in. (27.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1958 and executed in a numbered edition of 30
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A. Guédras, Jean Cocteau, céramiques, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1989, no. 285, p. 183 (another example illustrated pp. 4, 182 & 183).
See the inside of the front cover for a 1958 photograph of Cocteau working on this lot.
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