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.
- CreatorJean Cocteau (Artist)
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture1958
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionGood. good condition, small circular mark on the saucer from wax residue.
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 locationWinnetka, IL
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference numberLU93656115873
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