French ceramic sculpture lamp by Roger Capron Vallauris 50s

Rare conical white earthenware  lamp base, decoration of a hollow black enamel face, signed Capron Vallauris under the base with an original label. New lampshade, original wiring in good condition.

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Height 22cm, 32cm with lampshade
Signature Capron Vallauris


1 250,00 €

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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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