Georges Jouve“Banane” bowl

Black glazed stoneware
Underside incised with artist’s characteristic alpha cipher
Circa 1955
Height: 3 1/4 in. / Length: 7 3/4 in. / Width : 4 1/4 in.

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ABOUT Georges Jouve

1910-1964, 

France

Georges Jouve is a figurehead of ceramic field in France. He is a true poet of ceramics and he has a prolix art: he plays with lines, glazes and colors. His work is marked by a great dexterity can be seen as much in his utilitarian pieces such as the Rouleau vases as in his more sculptural pieces such as his Toupies.