Earthenware Plate by Jean Marais Vallauris
Rare enamelled white earthenware plate signed Jean Marais in Vallauris, relief decoration of a face in a tree, 1970s.
Double engraved signature Jean Marais, label from the gallery "Le Fournas" in Vallauris
Jean Marais (1913 -1998)
Actor, director, writer, Jean Marais retired to the Alpes-Maritimes in the 1970s, first to Cabris where he spent fifteen years (a boulevard in the town near the house he he lived bears his name) then in Vallauris where he practiced pottery, sculpture and theatre. He opened a store there and even an art gallery thanks to a couple of potter friends.
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