Collection Online
28.2 × 21.0 × 15.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Vallauris, France
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
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Dr Frances Burke, 1996
© Pablo Picasso/Sussession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Copyright Agency, 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
Late 19th & early 20th Century Paintings & Decorative Arts Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Physical 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.