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Footed bowl, Jacques and Dani Ruelland (ca. 1960)

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    Posted 7 years ago

    austrohung…
    (584 items)

    Yes, it seems this is the time for French mid-century modern pottery, or maybe is just a coincidence. After Chambost’s jug, here I am sharing with you this beautiful footed bowl by Jacques (1926-2008) and Dani (1933-2010) Ruelland.
    It’s got a beautiful orange glaze, with red small dots here and there, and it darkens towards the top rim as the grey of the manganese clay they used can be seen (or just guessed) under the thinner layer of glaze on the rim .

    Once again I have been unable to find much information about the Ruellands. Some people talk of them as brother and sister whereas others do as husband and wife. It seems Jacques worked mostly in the glazing and enamels whereas Dani did her work with the shapes, that are highly simplifiedand even amorphous… They were focused on experimentation and created diverse forms and shapes using different techniques and materials for production.

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Just wonderful.
      Great photos too - really accentuate the colour and shape.
      I feel like I could touch it!
    2. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      So sunny and bright but with lot of deep moments. A good staring into the depths piece
    3. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Love it , looks like glass !! Love the orange;-)
    4. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 7 years ago
      Thanks for your love and comments racer, Amber, surfdub, vet, icollect, vet. fledermaus and mike!!!

      That's a huge compliments on my photographic skills, racer!!! You'll make me blush and I'll turn as orange as the bowl!!!! ;)
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      very very beautiful!!
    6. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      hi austro, you can contact this guy in his website, he is a "ruelland addict" and for sure he will tell what you need to know about them-)

      i have just one ruellanf, a small one, i love the glaze-)

      http://ceramique50.blogspot.fr/

      you can also follow this parisian gallery, who have lot of 50 ceramics masterpiece , a good place to identify our founds-)

      http://www.thomasfritsch.fr/home/
    7. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 7 years ago
      Thanks PARIS, it will be great to know more about them!!! Thanks so much for the info!!!!
    8. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      mloreabout themhere : http://www.vallauris.org/artistes/fiches-produit/r/ruelland-dani.html

      you can find all "vallauris artist" in this website very usefull.
      if you need som help, dont hesitate to ask-)

      regards. dave.

      http://www.vallauris.org/accueil-vallauris.html
    9. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 7 years ago
      Thanks for all the info, PARIS!!!

      Thanks for your love HO2CULTCHA!!!

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