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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
LOT ID: 87817
"Black Face" Service, Plate F, 1948

Ceramic, glazed earthenware plate
9.3 х 9.3 in. (23.62 x 23.62 cm.)
Stamped, "MADOURA PLEIN FEU" and "D'APRES PICASSO" and inscribed "EDITION PICASSO/F" on underside.
Edition of 100
Foundry/Publisher Madoura plein feu ed.
Lot description
A peaceful faun's face appears in the center of this plate. The outlines of the face painted in white and rosy cheeks are offset against a shiny black background. Green puddles of color dance around the plate's edges. This plate of white earthenware clay is decorated in engobes, which consists of a fine clay mixed with coloring oxides, with knife engraved under glaze. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.
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Black Face Service, Plate F by Pablo Picasso
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