Art deco earthenware vase by Simone Larrieu
Art Deco ball vase signed Simone Larrieu, decoration of stylized floral motifs, polychrome enamels on a pink background. 1930s.
Signed on the foot S. Larrieu
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 whose painted or relief decorations are applied according to the drawings of Simone Larrieu. Painter, pastel artist, Simone Larrieu is a member of the La Palette association and ceramic decorator. It is she who provides most of the decorations for the family workshop. Bibliography: Bordeaux Art Deco, by Jacqueline du Pasquier, Somogy Editions d'art, p. 98/99.