Pablo Picasso

Picasso designed chair

Chair prices propelled higher thanks to Picasso

04 March 2024

A Parisian sale titled Pablo Picasso and his Friends staged at Piasa in France on February 15 included a series of artworks to which the great man had contributed in some way.


Bullfight for a Picasso charger with reverse appeal

21 March 2022

Picasso produced more than 3500 ceramic designs and created 633 different ceramic editions between 1947-71.

Picasso for Madoura Pottery charger

Rare variant of a Picasso ceramic stars in our pick of five auction highlights sold this week

18 March 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Pablo Picasso charger with rare decoration to the reverse that more than doubled estimate in East Sussex.


Unique Pablo Picasso puppet tile offered at Paris auction

22 February 2021

The Madoura pottery founded by Suzanne and Georges Ramié in Vallauris, a village in the south of France renowned for pottery production, was a popular place for many artists in the post-war years. From 1948-55 Pablo Picasso lived in Vallauris and divided his time between painting and creating ceramics at Madoura.


Picasso and Hugo partnership platters appear in first UK show

11 January 2021

Though prolific in many mediums, Pablo Picasso created silver platters in only 24 designs throughout his entire career, creating an even smaller number of pieces in gold.


Art gallery recreates Picasso studio in London

17 August 2020

A format increasingly popular with dealers can help ‘enhance the understanding of objects’


Craftsman who supplied Fabergé features in New York auction alongside Picasso pottery

18 May 2020

Several works by the celebrated master enamel craftsman Feodor Ruckert featured in the latest Russian works of art sale held by Doyle (25/20/12.5% buyer’s premium) in New York.


Ceramics show provides a more accessible Picasso price

16 March 2020

Representing around 25 years of the artist’s output, the ceramic creations of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) represent a popular collecting field.


Extensive collection of Picasso ceramics appears at Sotheby's auction

06 April 2017

Eighty-six lots of ceramics by Pablo Picasso come up for sale on April 10 in Sotheby’s annual dedicated auction in London.

Picasso owl vase

Plymouth collector swoops on Picasso owl vase

26 January 2017

A Picasso vase uncovered in a remote Cornish cottage has sold at auction in Plymouth for £2800.

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Top picks from the Attenborough’s Picasso ceramics sale at Sotheby’s

23 November 2016

The late Lord & Lady Attenborough’s Picasso ceramics sale made a hammer total of £2.48m at Sotheby’s yesterday with all 66 lots finding buyers. The collection was formed over 50 years after the couple purchased a £3 souvenir ashtray in 1954.

Picasso owl vase

Picasso picked up near Plymouth goes to auction

14 November 2016

Plymouth Auction Rooms made a surprise find on a recent visit to a remote Cornish cottage on the banks of the river Tamar. The auction firm was valuing a mixture of Cornish art and collectables at the address when it came across a Pablo Picasso vase.

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Picasso predicted to fetch $140m

27 March 2015

It has the highest-ever estimate placed on a work of art at auction. Predicted to fetch ‘in the region of $140m’, Christie’s are offering Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’)’ in New York on May 11.


Madoura sale sets new benchmark for Picasso ceramics

12 July 2012

The strength and depth of the Picasso ceramics market was put to the test when Christie’s South Kensington offered the vast 543-lot Madoura Collection.


Picasso breaks another record at £650,000

03 July 2012

The Madoura Collection lived up to its billing as the single most important sale dedicated to Picasso ceramics ever held when it went under the hammer at Christie’s South Kensington.