Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's
Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's

VALLAURIS (born 1950)

Robert Picault Vallauris Art Pottery Salad Bowl C.1950's

20th century France

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A rare and important stylish French art pottery salad bowl by Robert Picault and made in Vallauris in the South of France. Working closely to Picasso each piece is hand decorated with green, brown and incised patterned designs with a large floral bloom to the inner bowl. Every item of this renowned artists work is unique and would form a real statement piece in any serious collection. The bowl has painted initials RP to the base.
In excellent condition
Provenance: Robert Picault (1919 - 2000) studied ceramics at the Ecole des Arts Appliqu├ęs in Paris and moved to Vallauris where, with Roger Capron, he founded the Atelier Callis in 1946. Two years later he set up his own pottery in the Chemin du Fournas. He was a friend, colleague and next-door-neighbour to Pablo Picasso, and the two learnt from each other aspects of the other's specialities. Picault was also an accomplished cinematographer and photographer, and made a series of four short films with Picasso and leading show-business personalities of the fifties.
Dimensions
Height 8.50 cm (3.35 inches)
Diameter 22.25 (8.76 inches)
Stock Code
TC1704233
Signed/Inscribed
French, Robert Picault, Vallauris
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