Jacques Pouchain Azure blue ceramic table lamp, France 1960s
Exceptional azure blue ceramic table lamp by Jacques Pouchain (1927 - 2015), France 1960s. Jacques Pouchain was trained as an architect but decided in his twenties to study at the 'Académie de la La Grande Chaumière' art school in Paris. In the 1950s Pouchain went back to Dieulefit, the village where he was born to to learn the potter’s craft at the faiencerie du Poet-Laval. This lamp base shows an exceptional dessin of several suns, lines and floral forms edged in dark blue on an azure blue surface. Both the color and dessin is giving the lamp an atmospheric summer feeling. The lamp is provided with a custom-made raw silk lampshade with linen lining on the inside. In excellent condition.