Charles Lemanceau French Art Deco Ceramic Bear Couple "sur la banquise", 1935

Couple of Bears 1935 - Ref 12412

by Charles LEMANCEAU

at Sainte-Radegonde's

France, ca.1935


This model is named "sur la banquise" (on the ice field)

It is very rare and very sought after !

Width: 24.4"(62cm), Height: 13.6"(34.5cm)

Condition : very good. Some minor defects due to this technic in this period.

Illustrated in the Sainte-Radegonde's catalog (see photo)

This model exists in two sizes. The piece that we present here is the largest.

Also illustrated in Les craquelés Art Déco by Alain-René Hardy & Bruno Giardi, the reference book about the French crackle glaze ceramics, at page #109

and in

Craquelés, Les animaux en céramique 1920-1940 by Patrick Malaureille at page #38

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Illustrated in the Sainte-Radegonde catalog, page #3