10: Pablo Picasso, Vase With Two Handles, 1953
Vase with Two Handles, 1953. White earthenware turned vase, painted in black, white and black patina, with knife engraving and partial brushed glaze, 15 x 10 x 7 in (38.1 x 25.4 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 underside, an extremely fine version of this piece, in excellent condition.
Alain Ramié 213; Georges Ramié 715
Along with Alain Ramié 141 (lot 9), is one of the most iconic of the Picasso ceramic editions and commonly referred to as the `Queen'