Pitcher Roger Capron Vallauris 50s

Rare pitcher by Roger Capron, wide open neck with side handle. Decoration of a female figure in traditional costume. Enamels black, gray, orange, blue green on white background. Vallauris, 50s.

Perfect condition
Height 21,5cm
Width 22cm at the largest point
Diameter 7cm at the base
Weight 900g
Signature Capron Vallauris with series number B48


350,00 €

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CAPRON Roger ( 1922-2006 )
Professor in Decorative arts school of Paris, Capron is interested at first in the drawing. He discovers the ceramic's work to Vallauris before Picasso, and creates the Callis workshop with Robert Picault. He creates his own workshop in 1952 and sells his collections all over the world, specially in United States to the department store Saks Fifth Avenue. He receives rewards in numerous international exhibitions in Milan, Brussels, Cannes... From 1963, he gives up gradually the pieces of shape for ornamental stone floors used in architecture: wall panels, buildings halls, stores. From the 80s, he turns to the unique pieces and sculptures in Raku.Bibliography: " the French ceramic of the 50s " by Pierre Staudenmeyer, Norma Editions.

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