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RENÉ BUTHAUD (1886-1986)

A Monumental Vase and its Cover, 1928

Glazed ceramic. Signed, dated and marqued : "This vase was executed for Mr Rivière pharmacist by R.Buthaud ceramist in Bordeaux MCMXXVIII".

H 96,5 cm (H 38 in)

Origin

M. Rivière, Bordeaux.

History

This decorative pharmacy pot is part of an order of four important pieces commissioned to the artist by M. Rivière in 1928. They were destined to a pharmacy in the Sainte-Catherine street in Bordeaux.

Exhibitions

Céramiques de René Buthaud, Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de Bordeaux, 1976.

Bibliography

"Céramiques de René Buthaud", Exibition catalog, Museum of the Decorative Arts of the city of Bordeaux, 1976, p. 66-71.
P. Cruège, "René Buthaud 1886-1986", Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1996, p. 136.