Roger Capron, circa 1950s,France, Set of Mid Century Modern ceramic plates on bespoke acrylic stands.


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Set of five rare small plates depicting signs of the Zodiac by the celebrated French ceramicist Roger Capron. They are all signed to the back and are standing on bespoke acrylic display stands. France circa 1950s. Dimensions as follows: 15.5cm, Virgo, 15cm Aries, 12cm Taurus, 11cm Cancer and 12cm Scorpio. Roger Capron was born in France in 1922. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Paris until 1943. He developed an interest for ceramics and decided to open his own workshop in Vallauris with Robert Picault then Jean Derval. He is one of the artists who permitted the comeback of ceramic success in Vallauris. Then, he opened an atelier in 1952, which by 1957 was employing 40 workers.. He won many prizes in Milan, Cannes and Brussels. He also won in 1970 the International Grand Prize of ceramics. His factory closed in 1982. Capron decided to focus his work on sculpture in Raku and founded his own workshop in Vallauris. His creations have been exhibited in several galleries all around the world.

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Mid-Century Modern
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Roger Capron
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