9: PABLO PICASSO, Vase with Two Handles, 1952
Vase with Two Handles, 1952. White earthenware turned vase, painted in black, white and grey patina, with knife engraving and partial brushed glaze, 15 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 7 in (38.7 x 24.8 x 17.8 cm) from the edition of 400, inscribed `Edition Picasso' in black and with Edition Picasso and Madoura Plein Feu pottery stamps on the interior of the underside, an extremely fine version of this piece, in excellent condition.
Alain Ramié 141; Georges Ramié 715
Along with Alain Ramié 213 (lot 10), this is one of the most iconic of the Picasso ceramic editions and commonly referred to as the `King'