Collection Online
Medium
earthenware
Measurements
28.2 × 21.0 × 15.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Vallauris, France
Inscription
painted in black on inside rim of base: EDITION / PICASSO
impressed (diagonally) (inverted) in seal on inside rim of base: MADOURA / (flame) / PLEIN / FEU
impressed on right side in seal on inside rim of base: EDITION / PICASSO
Accession Number
1996.453
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Dr Frances Burke, 1996
© Pablo Picasso/Sussession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Vase in the shape of an owl, its elements having been developed as thrown forms, with the ovoid body set on an angle on a pedestal foot, the vase decorated in underglaze brown and black on white, and with sgraffito details, to represent the face, feathers and feet of the bird.