French earthenware plate by Jean Lurçat 50s
Rare earthenware Jean Lurçat plate for the pottery of Sant Vicens (Perpignan), cloisonné decoration of a stylized mermaid woman, white enamel on a red background. 50's.
Jean Lurçat (1892-1966)
The master of contemporary tapestry, turned to ceramics in the early 50s. He regularly stays at the pottery workshop Sant Vicens (Perpignan, France), where he decorates dishes, vases, pitchers and others everyday objects. His work as a ceramist is also marked by monumental creations, such as that which decorates the radio buiding in Strasbourg.
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