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Louis Auguste DAGE (1885-1963)

Louis Dage starts his career in the Fives-Lille earthenware factory. After a short stay in Saint-Aubin-en-Bray, he continues his training in Beauvais where  Greber and Auguste Delaherche factories are located.
In 1920, he sets up the Faëncerie d'Art in Anthony (Paris) with Jean de La Fontinelle who was specialist in animal ceramic.

Eugène Val will come later as partner.

In 1924, Louis Dage wins the famous « Meilleur ouvrier de France » award.

In the early 1930s, he works for the decoration of the liner Le Normandie.

In 1935, he will manage the Saint-Sever (Landes) earthen ware factory.