Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title: Pichet Tetes (s.8972) PNG
Medium: Turned Pitcher, 1956, , 30/3/1955, , white earthenware clay, oxidised paraffin, decoration, white enamel back
Base stamped : EDITION PICASSO, and written same, Madoura stamps.
Reference: Ramié, Alain.(AR) 1988. Picasso: catalogue de l'oeuvre céramique édité 1947-1971.
Vallauris: Galerie Madoura - AR 368 (page 189)
Manufactured by: Madoura Potteries, France
Size: Height: 120 mms; width 155 mms (12 x 15.5 cms)
Edition: Executed in an edition of 500. These were never numbered.
Note: Picasso made three Turned Pitchers roughly at the same time. Twi of these (including our example) were of horned heads and the third of a scene from the Corrida. These playful images are in much demand being affordable parts of the artists ceramic oeuvre.