Vintage French Ceramic Pitcher by Gustave Reynaud - Le Mûrier (circa 1960s)
Vintage French ceramic pitcher by Gustave Reynaud - Le Mûrier (circa 1960s). A delightful ceramic piece with graceful handle in a hazy, creamy white glaze as base. The French rooster is decorated on the body with shrubbery and plants throughout. Creative with a rustic touch in a charming Provencal style. The piece is in good overall condition. The maker's mark appears on the underside of the ceramic. Please enjoy the photos accompanying the listing. Upon request a video may be provided.
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, J-F Descombes, and decorator Michel Barbier in their well known village in the French Riviera. After Reynaud's death in 1972 his wife ran the pottery until 1984.
H 18.5 cm / 7.3"
W 18 cm / 7.1"
D 14 cm / 5.5"