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Figure - La Soie
  • La Soie
    Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974
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La Soie

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Boulogne (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1924-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974 (modelled by)
    Fau et Guyard (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with mottled gilding

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.614-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 19, shelf 2

Physical description

Female figure 'La Soie' ('Silk'), earthenware covered in a white glaze, with enamels and mottled gilding.

Place of Origin

Boulogne (made)

Date

ca. 1924-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Renard, Marcel Claude, born 1893 - died 1974 (modelled by)
Fau et Guyard (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with mottled gilding

Marks and inscriptions

'Marcel Renard'
Painted

'Boulogne Made in France'
Impressed

'Foguy [sic]'
Impressed

Object history note

A total of about 100 models were made, of which at least two were shown in the international exhibition, Paris 1925 - one in the silk section of the Pavilion of Lyon and Saint-Etienne, and one in the Ambassade Française presented by the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.

Descriptive line

Figure 'La Soie' ('Silk'), original model by Marcel Claude Victor Renard, made by Fau et Guyard, Boulogne, France, about 1924-5, earthenware with enamels and mottled gilding

Labels and date

Figure 'La Soie'
Original model by Marcel Claude Victor Renard, made by Fau et Guyard, Boulogne, France about 1924-5
Marks: 'Marcel Renard', painted in..... 'Boulogne Made in France' and ? 'Foguy' impressed
Earthenware, with mottled gilding

Circ.614-1972

A total of about 100 models were made, of which at least two were shown in the international exhibition, Paris 1925 - one in the silk section of the Pavilion of Lyon and Saint-Etienne, and one in the Ambassade Française presented by the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Original model by Marcel Claude Victor Renard.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Gilding

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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