- Creator / Artist / Designer:Roger Guérin
- Signature / Monogram:Signed
- Issuer / Manufacturer:Roger Guérin
- Mark / Label:oui
- Period:20th Century / 1920s
- Country of Origin:Belgium
- Dimensions (H x W x D):20cm x 20cm
- Weight:1 Kg
- Number of components:1
- Style:Art Nouveau / Art Deco
- Materials:Ceramic, Sandstone
ROGER GUERIN for Bouffioulx, circa 1920.
Flamed Stoneware salty "grand feu" vase, spherical shape
Signed and numbered 78 / F (78F) under cover under the reverse (see photo)
Roger Guérin (1896-1954) is a Belgian ceramist (Bouffioulx) of great renown in the 20th century, especially from the Art Deco period. and friends of Edgard Aubry. He was born in Belgium in 1896 and shows a keen interest in ceramics. He enrolled at the Charleroi Labor University, yes, he took "pottery" courses with Willem DELSAUX. Passing from the Art Nouveau period to Art Deco (between 1915 and 1945), he created vases and sculptures in "GRES SALE GRAND FEU" in a single firing (1300 °). He will evolve with talent in the 2 artistic styles of his time. In 1934, he was appointed PROFESSOR at the Superior University of Decorative Arts at CAMBRE in BRUXELLES. Perfect in his achievements, he will be contacted for numerous artistic collaborations and will publish pieces for recognized artists (Belgian and foreign) such as Marcel Wolfers, Cris Agterberg (School of Amsterdam in the Netherlands), Thierry Van Rijswijck, Domien Ingels , Cris Lebeau (School of Amsterdam in the Netherlands), Angelo Hecq ... Vases with a wrought iron frame are the fruit of collaboration with François Carion (lights and lamp bases for the Muller Frères Lunéville crystal glassworks).
He participated in numerous exhibitions, notably obtaining the silver medal at the INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF DECORATIVE INDUSTRIAL AND MODERN ARTS IN PARIS in 1925. International recognition, we find him in 1947 at the JENSEN GALLERY in NEW YORK.
His favorite forms are: the ball vase, faceted, geometric (timeless), sculpture.
Work comparable to the works of Auguste Delaherche, Pierre Adrien Dalpayrat, Emile Lenoble, Léon Pointu, Ernest Chaplet, Decoeur, Paul Jeanneney (dit Loewenguht) Jean Carries, Bernard Leach