15 June 2007
Idol signed, dated 1949 and inscribed "Paris" on the reverse.
Handpainted ceramic plate, manufactured by Atelier Lafourcade, Paris, diameter 21 cm.
Authenticity has been confirmed by Claude Bernes.
For similar plates see the auction catalogue of the Didier Cottoni collection, Versailles. Palais des Congres, March 1970.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.