Lot 242: PABLO PICASSO | Le barbu (A. R. 217)
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Terre de faïence pitcher partially glazed in colors, 1953, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'Edition Picasso', with the Edition Picasso and Madoura stamps
The ceramic is in good condition, apart from two hairline cracks in spout, not visible from the exterior, and an inconspicuous hairline crack at base of lower handle. A few unobtrusive chips in base and a few inconspicuous black specks in the face.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: height: 315 mm 12 3/8 in