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Depicting man, Lighthouse of Alexandria background. Artist signed
A large, partially glazed earthenware charger (plate) signed by the artist, Jean Cocteau (1889-1963). Entitled "Masque D'Egyptien," a seaside motif in an avant-garde style, depicting a stylized man with a literal fish eye, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria in background. Artist signed by Cocteau, the French poet, writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker who is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles, and the films The Blood of a Poet, Les Parents Terribles, Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus. This plate is number 9 of an edition of 30 produced (Numbered on the verso). It is also signed by the artist on the front, and marked on the verso “ Edition originale de Jean Cocteau- Atelier Madline-Jolly. Literature: Annie Guédras - Jean Cocteau. Céramiques, Poteries, Catalogue Raisonné 1957-1963 - 1989 , no. 147. The last time plate from this series was sold by Bonhams in March, 26 2018 lot#147 for $ 6,596.00

Artist: Jean Cocteau
Issued: 1958
Dimensions: 14"D
Country of Origin: France

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JEAN COCTEAU LARGE CHARGER PLATE MASQUE D'EGYPTIEN

Condition

Good, minor age related wear to bottom.

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JEAN COCTEAU LARGE CHARGER PLATE MASQUE D'EGYPTIEN

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000Jan 19, 2019