Lot 255: PABLO PICASSO | Service visage noir (A. R. 35 - 43; 45 - 47)
28 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Two terre de faïence dishes and eighteen terre de faïence plates glazed in colors, 1948, from the edition of 100, each inscribed 'Madoura d'après Picasso', the plates inscribed with corresponding letter A - L, with the Madoura stamp (20 ceramics)
The ceramics are in generally good condition. All with craquelure and small chips along the rims. Four with significant repaired cracks and corresponding loss to glaze (A. R. 35, 37, 40 and 42). The Madoura stamp is faint or heavily glazed over. For condition of individual plates, please contact the Print department.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Dimensions: diameter (each dish) approx: 430 mm 16 7/8 in