Earthenware "fish" bowl by Roger Capron Vallauris
"Fish" cup in free-form white earthenware by Roger Capron in Vallauris, polychrome enamel decoration of a stylized fish, 1950s.
Very good condition
Signed below Capron Vallauris
CAPRON Roger (1922-2006)
Teacher in the Applied Arts, Capron was first interested in drawing. He discovered ceramic work in Vallauris before Picasso, and created the Callis workshop with Robert Picault. He founded his own workshop in 1952 and sold his collections, particularly in the United States, to the Saks Fifth Avenue department store. He received awards in numerous international exhibitions in Milan, Brussels, Cannes... From 1963, he gradually abandoned shaped pieces for decorative tiles used in architecture: wall panels, building halls, shops. From the 80s, he turned to unique pieces and Raku sculptures. Bibliography: "French ceramics of the 1950s" by Pierre Staudenmeyer, Norma Editions.
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