Lot 103: Signed Lachenal Persian Blue Pottery Bowls
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Set of 2 modernist Persian blue crackle bowls, both signed on the bottom. The larger bowl ( 4 1/2" D ) is signed Lachenal. The smaller bowl or cup has lettering on the bottom that appears to read "FRANCE". It issimilar to the larger & we have attributed it to the Lachenal French studio as well. Lachenal French Pottery was first produced in the late 19thc by Edmond Lacheral. In 1911, his son Raoul established his own potteryworks. These bowls are from this time ( 1911-1950's ). **Lachenal pottery is known for for simple lines, bold color, craquelure & organic texture.** The larger bowl has only minor rough spots around the edge of the lip. The smaller bowl/ cup ( 2 3/4" D ) had previously been broken in 2 places & repaired. The repair on this one is very visible, but still makes anice collectible. The reserve price reflects this damage.