Furniture / Georges Jouve, A rare ensemble of «Cylinder» vases

George Jouve, Ensemble de vases
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Description

Georges Jouve (1910-1964)

A rare ensemble of «Cylinder» vases

Ceramic cylindrical vases of different sizes and colours.
Signed underneath «Jouve» and artist’s cypher «Alpha».
Circa 1960.

Dimensions

Height : from 37 cm (14 in.1/2) to 17,5 cm (6.9 in.)

Literature
Philippe Jousse, Georges Jouve, éd. Jousse Entreprise, Paris, 2005, p.62-65, for similar models.
Michel Faré, Renée Moutard-Uldry et Norbert Pierlot, «Georges Jouve céramiste»,
Edition Art et Industrie, Paris, 1965.
Pierre Staudenmayer, La céramique française des années 50, Norma, 2004.
François Laffanour, Steph Simon : Rétrospective 1956-1974, Galerie Downtown/François Laffanour, Paris, 2007.

Note
A rare opportunity of recreating the ensembles displayed by Steph Simon in his mythical Parisian gallery of the Faubourg Saint-Germain.
George Jouve’s ceramic works were then presented with Charlotte Perriand and Jean Prouvé furniture, Serge Mouille and Isamu Noguchi lights.