C. Catteau - Africanist sandstone Vase
Vase - Charles Catteau (1880-1966)
Sandstone (Mat earthenware)
Manufacture: Boch La-Louvière
Stunning vase with African stylized decor
Model D639 - Shape 915
Date of creation: 1920
Height: 26,2 cm
Diameter base: 14,2 cm
Diameter neck: 17,4 cm
Designed in 1920 (!)
The vase has a small original defect on the foot (photo 7)
This is clearly a cooking defect and not a blow.
It in no way affects the quality of the vase which for the rest is in perfect condition.
On the last photo, you will see the vase with another one, same decor but with different shape
Catteau by C. De Pauw & M. Stal - p 44, 101 & 118.
Charles Catteau (1880-1966)
Franco-Belgian ceramist. After an experience at the factory of Nymphemburg near Munich, he became responsible for the decoration workshop of the Manufacture de
La Louviere, Boch Keramis, from 1907 to 1947.
He will be successful, and he will leave many vases including renowned sandstone, with stylized motifs drawn from fauna and flora.
Price: 850 €