Ceramic plate by Jean Lurçat Sant Vicens
Decorative enamelled ceramic plate signed Jean Lurçat for Sant Vicens pottery (Perpignan) relief decoration of a stylized black and white character on a speckled brown background. 1950s.
Signed on the back "Drawing Jean Lurçat Sant Vicens and numbered Vi 5
Lurçat Jean (1892-1966)
The master of contemporary tapestry, turned to ceramics in the early 1950s. He regularly stays at the Sant-Vicens pottery workshop, created by Firmin Bauby. There he decorates dishes, vases, pitchers and other everyday objects. His work as a ceramist is also marked by monumental creations, such as the one which dresses the house of the radio in Strasbourg.
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