1970s Coffee Table by Roger Capron, France
Stunning coffee table designed by Roger Capron, manufactured in Vallauris, France, circa 1970. This eye-catching table is made of beautiful ceramic tiles with a stained wooden base. The top of the table has a unique impressed floral design, making it a highly recognizable Capron piece that would make an amazing addition to any modern interior. In good original condition with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Roger Capron was born in Vincennes, France on September 4, 1922. Interested in drawing, he studied Applied Arts in Paris from 1939-1943 and worked as an art teacher in 1945. He died on November 8, 2006 leaving behind a considerable body of work that is recognized worldwide. In 1946, Roger Capron moved to Vallauris, where he founded a ceramics workshop known as ‘l`Atelier Callis’, contributing to the Renaissance of ceramics in Vallauris. In 1952, Roger Capron purchased an abandoned pottery in Vallauris and opened a small ceramics factory, with 15 workers. By 1957 he had established a considerable international reputation. In 1980 his factory employed 120 people and during that same decade he reverted to making one-off pieces that were shown internationally.
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32.5H x 95W x 95DI
12,80H x 37,40W x 37,40DI
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