MID CENTURY POTTERY DRINKS SERVICE FROM THE SOUTHERN FRENCH REGION OF VALLAURIS

SUPERB MID CENTURY POTTERY DRINKS SERVICE FROM THE SOUTHERN FRENCH REGION OF VALLAURIS

FEATURING ONE LARGE PITCHER HOUSED WITHIN A WROUGHT IRON DECORATIVE FRAME WITH 6 MATCHING OVERSIZED BEAKERS

ALL PRESENTING WITH A WONDERFUL SUPER FROTHY FAT LAVA GLAZE IN BURNT ORANGE AND VARIOUS CHARCOAL TONES

THE SIX BEAKERS HANG FROM THE METAL FRAME AS SHOWN WITH THE JUG SITTING WITHIN

DATING TO THE PICASSO / ROGER CAPRON ERA AT VALLAURIS THIS IS AN IMPORTANT SERVICE OF IMPRESSIVE SIZE AND QUALITY

THE PITCHER ITSELF MEASURES 280MM TALL BY 220MM WIDE BY 115MM DEEP AND WEIGHS 1.475KGS ON ITS OWN

THE BEAKERS MEASURE APPROXIMATELY 145MM TALL APIECE AND WEIGH 500GMS EACH

AS A SET COMBINED THIS SERVICE WEIGHS APPROXIMATELY 5KGS

OFFERED IN GOOD VINTAGE ORDER PRESENTING BEAUTIFULLY WITH A COUPLE OF CONDITION ISSUES

THERE IS AN AREA OF SURFACE GLAZE LOSS TO ONE BEAKER (TOP OF HANDLE) AS NOTED IN IMAGE 39  … PROBABLY FROM WHERE IT HAS BEEN HUNG ON THE WROUGHT IRON HOOK (DISCREET)

THERE ARE GENERAL MINISCULE GLAZE FLAKES BUT AGAIN NOTHING SIGNIFICANT

AND FINALLY THE SAME BEAKER HAS A TIGHT CRAZE LINE RUNNING DOWN ITS BODY AS SHOWN IN IMAGE 40… AGAIN ONLY NOTICEABLE ON CLOSE INSPECTION

THAT SAID THIS IS A RARE MID CENTURY SERVICE IN CLASSIC BRUTALIST FORM

CIRCA 1950’S VALLAURIS

MOD 12A

 

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