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Jean Cocteau, "La Dame Etonnee," Terra Cotta Cup and Saucer, 1958

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A limited edition cup and saucer by the surrealist artist Jean Cocteau (1883-1963). Signed on cup, and numbered 43/50 on base of saucer. Titled "La Dame Etonnee" ("Woman Surprised"), this is the only cup and saucer Cocteau created. It is an original edition, executed at the Atelier Madeline-Jolly. A rare, extraordinary example of Cocteau's ceramic work and a remarkable illustration of mid-century surrealism in the decorative arts. A collector's piece. Reference: Jean Cocteau Ceramiques, catalogue raisonne by Annie Guedras, p.179. Dimensions below are of the cup, diameter of saucer: 5 in height of cup and saucer: 3 in.  

Details

  • Condition
    Good. good condition, small circular mark on the saucer from wax residue.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.58 in. x W 3.13 in. x D 4.38 in.

    H 6.56 cm x W 7.96 cm x D 11.13 cm

  • Seller location
    Winnetka, IL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU93656115873

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