Jean Cocteau - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 23, 2008 | Phillips

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    Annie Guédras 15; and 16

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    The slip is made with liquid clay called barbitone to which metallic oxides are added, giving it its color during the baking process. The mixture is applied on the unfinished clay surface. The slip can re-cover the piece to make a background or can be re-engraved to find the initial color of the piece.


Faun musicien - Face; and Faune musicien - Profil

Two white earthenware plates painted in grey, white, blue, green, red and dark grey,
both diameter: 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
both signed on the face in white crayon (Profil also dated), inscribed Edition originale de Jean Cocteau, Atelier Madeline-Jolly and numbered 10/50 and 17/50 respectively in black paint on the underside, occasional scuffs and soiling on the underside, otherwise both in very good condition.

$2,000 - 4,000 

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York