'Small Ceramic French Rooster Motif Bowl' by Gustave Reynaud - Le Mûrier (c. 1950s)
'Small Ceramic French Rooster Motif Bowl' by Gustave Reynaud (c. 1950s). Small circular hollow bowl in earthenware with decor of a French rooster with stylised branches. The rooster is mulberry red with white feathers and green and black coloured plant material. In very good vintage condition commensurate with its age and usage. Signed on bottom with company flower logo.
About the Artist: Gustave Reynaud (1915-1972) founded the pottery, Le Mûrier (Mulberry Tree), in Vallauris, France in 1955. He produced earthenware designed in conjunction with his well known brother-in-law, Jean Derval, as well as vases, wall plaques and anthropomorphic jugs. He also worked with the potter JF Descombes and decorator Michel Barbier in their well known village. After Reynaud's death in 1972 his wife ran the pottery until 1984.
H: 5.5 cm
Dia: 16.5 cm