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Pear-Shaped Ceramic Vase by Primavera (Circa 1930s)



Pear-shaped, black and green crackle-glazed ceramic Primavera vase by C.A.B. (Céramique d’art de Bordeaux) for Printemps (Circa 1930s). The sensuously curved vase effortlessly becomes the focal point of any room's décor. The green coloured base is covered by a cracked-effect metallic black enamel resembling the delicate bruising on a pear. The effect is delightful, captivating and extremely desirable to collectors of anything Primavera. In excellent vintage condition commensurate with its age and usage. Marked on the base: 'Primavera Made in France 4836'.

About Primavera:  Primavera was the design studio of the iconic Parisian department store, Printemps. A collaboration between Printemps and René Guilleré, founder of the Société des Artistes Décorateurs, came into being in 1912 when Guilleré convinced store executives that the buying public was yearning for modern furniture and art objects produced by artisan workshops. His goal: to make beautifully designed utilitarian objects accessible to the public and to renovate the domestic household landscape. Primavera itself later formed a collaboration with C.A.B., (1919 - 1947), a start-up innovative ceramic atelier that only counted 20 workers and six ovens to create their wonderful ceramic objects. This collaboration gained both Primavera and C.A.B. a desirable notoriety for being on the cutting edge of design at that time. 


H  26 cm

Dia 17 cm