Roger Capron Vallauris earthenware orangeade service
Large pitcher and 6 cups in white earthenware by Roger Capron in Vallauris, polychrome decoration called "cobblestones" in reserve on a white background. 1960s.
Height 25cm (pitcher) and 11cm (cups)
Diameter at the neck 16cm (pitcher) and 8.5cm (cups)
Signature Capron Vallauris under the base
CAPRON Roger (1922-2006)
Professor of Applied Arts, Capron s' 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 notably in the United States at the Saks Fifth Avenue department store. He received awards at numerous international exhibitions in Milan, Brussels, Cannes... From 1963, he gradually abandoned shaped pieces for decorative tiles used in architecture: wall panels, building lobbies, stores. From the 1980s, he turned to unique pieces and Raku sculptures. Bibliography: “French ceramics of the 1950s” by Pierre Staudenmeyer, Norma Editions.
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