Thursday, 20 June 2013

Picasso's Vase

Picasso should have been a potter. His partly glazed terracotta vase Oiseaux et Poissons, conceived in 1955, is far more attractive than any of his paintings. It fetched £109,875 at Christie's London auction on 18 June, much higher than its pre-sale estimate of £30,000 to £40,000. It was issued as a limited edition of 25. So, something to look out for in the next car boot sale.


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