Very large Accolay ceramic vase 1960s
Rare and monumental glazed ceramic vase from Accolay pottery, baluster shape with frustoconical neck, turquoise enamels in the upper part and eggplant in the lower part. 1960s.
Diameter at the neck 21cm Weight 10kgs
Accolay signature engraved under the base
Accolay (Yonne, France)
The potters of Accolay or the story of a great community adventure started in 1944 by a group of four friends, all students of 'Alexander Kostanda. A first bell kiln allows the manufacture of jewelry and ceramic buttons. In 1945, Christian Dior ordered 300 for his “New Look” collection. It was the beginning of a success story that would end in 1983. For more than 20 years, a type of pottery flourished in Accolay, combining the diversity of objects - masks, jewelry, toys... - and that of materials - ceramics, glass , vegetable fibers…– and combining aesthetics with “Zazou” humor.
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