Art deco earthenware vase by Simone Larrieu
Art Deco vase by Simone Larrieu in earthenware, with gilt metal frame at the neck and at the foot of the vase. Oblong in shape with fins, geometric decoration of multicolored enamels on a beige background.
Signed SIM L for Simone Larrieu
Height 24.5cm Foot width 10cm
Octave Larrieu (1881-1965)
Simone Larrieu (1912-1996)
Octave Larrieu and his daughter Simone work together in their ceramic workshop near Tarbes in the Pyrenees. They practice sandstone and earthenware, the painted or relief decorations of which are applied from designs by Simone Larrieu. Painter, pastellist, Simone Larrieu is a member of the association La Palette and decorator on ceramics. It is she who provides most of the decorations for the family workshop. Bibliography: Bordeaux Art déco, by Jacqueline du Pasquier, Somogy Editions d'art, p. 98/99.