Roger Capron's pitcher Vallauris

Roger Capron's rare pitcher, frieze of stylized foliages, green and blue enamels on blue-grey bottom. 60s.

Perfect condition
Height 23cm
Width 19,7cm at the widest point
Depth 19cm
Weight 1,370kg
Signature CAPRON VALLAURIS numbered 065


370,00 €

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CAPRON Roger ( 1922-2006 )
Professor at the School of the Decorative arts of Paris, Capron is interested at first in drawing. In 1946, He discovers the work of ceramic and creates in association with Robert Picault the Callis workshop to Vallauris. He set up in 1952 his own company and realizes pieces in mass production (cups, vases, bottles, lamp-stands). In 1957, the workshop employs 40 people and orders are flowing from all over the world, particularly from the New York department store Saks Fifth Avenue. Capron also creates beautiful and rare pieces reserved for the exhibitions and inspired by scenes of antiquity. In the 60s, he is moving towards ceramic murals composed of ornamental tiles. From the 80s, he turns to the unique pieces and sculptures in Raku.
Bibliography: "French pottery of the 50s" by Pierre Staudenmeyer, Norma publishing, page 128.

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