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Pair of Murano vases with bubbles and gold inclusions, good condition, purple crystal and gold, signed Toso.
Circa 1970

Length: 29cm
Width: 26 cm
Height: 31cm

Roger Capron was born in 1922 in Vincennes. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Art and Industry and then taught there.

In 1946, he moved to Vallauris and in 1947, he founded the…

<p> Jacques Blin is a French ceramist of the 20th century. His style is characterized by the presence of illustrations of birds, animals and scenes of everyday life. </p><p>…

Alain Richard is a French designer born in 1926. In 1949 he graduated as head of the class from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs. He joined one of his former teachers’studio, René…

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Styles

The creations released in the 70s were often created in the late 60s. The protest developed in the 1960s, pushes the 1970s into soft with the creation of soft seats and poufs surrounded by sweet pop…
France has known for ten years a craze for the Scandinavian design, and yet the interest for this design is not of yesterday From the interwar period the French are interested in the design of the…
The design of the 50's   During the war 39-45 the chemistry experienced a tremendous acceleration by the industrial development of new products whose research was still embryonic; This will upset the…
For the first time in the history of furniture, we are witnessing the creation of a decorative style (from 1661 to 1715) which was created in the image of its monarch. Under Louis XIV, the furniture…
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Material

God created man from clay : « Yahweh God fashioned man of dust from the soil ». (GN 2,7)

Man would be defined, at least biblically, a being linked not only to Earth, but to the earth as a…

Porcelain is a kind of ceramic that is distinguished by its material and its cooking temperature. In ceramics, there are two types of porcelain: soft porcelain and hard porcelain. Soft porcelain…

The appearance of the first man-made glass objects was before 1500 BC, but it is from this date that containers are attested in both Mesopotamia and Egypt. Glass, remains a rare and precious…

Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin known by men since the 4th millennium BCE. Originally mastered by the peoples of antiquity, it became the noble material of Greek sculpture and Chinese ritual…

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