Description

Magen H Gallery

Valentin worked at the Lunéville-Saint-Clément earthenware factory as a ceramic engineer and moved to Vallauris in 1950. Valentin invited artists and creators to the studio, including Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and even Jean Cocteau, who in 1960 appointed himself president of the Club des Archangels. Gilbert Valentin's signature will often refer to the name of the Archangels workshop. With a predilection for sturdy pieces, the artist renewed the traditional forms: pitchers without handles and gripped by the neck as well as zoomorphic forms. There were also large ceramic panels and engraved dishes, like the one included in this table.

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DESIGNER/

Les Archanges

DATE/

circa 1950

MATERIALS/

Glass, ceramic and metal

DIMENSIONS/

61 x 53.3 x 57.2

STYLE/

Historic

HERITAGE/

France

SHIPS FROM/

New York City

$14,000

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