"Gustave Tiffoche Ball Vase In Gres Ceramic Annes 50 Superb State"Stoneware ball vase with scarified decoration of two medallions in concentric circles, gray, beige and brown enamels. Signed in the ass Tiffoche Tiffouie K + SN2 In perfect condition.
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Gustave Tiffoche, born in 1930 in Saint-Nazaire, died July 25, 2011 in Guérande (Loire-Atlantique), is a ceramist, sculptor and painter French. After training at Ratilly Castle with Norbert Pierlot and at La Borne, Gustave Tiffoche moved to Guérande (Loire-Atlantique). He then developed a production enamelled stoneware, with wood burning at 1300 ° C, utility dishes and interior decoration items (lighting, claustra, vases, dishes). In parallel, the construction of a very large wood oven allows him to make sculptures and monumental ceramics, including fountains - among others at Parc de la Beaujoire, Nantes) or parts for cruise ships (Sovereign of the Seas, Renaissance One The mintmark on the piece of utilitarian dinnerware consists of a monogram "gt" inscribed in a circle, printed on the bottom, at the edge.The unique pieces are signed by a stamp with the full name and / or with the mint mark Formation Gustave Tiffoche is a student at the Saint-Nazaire Technical High School between 1945 and 1947, he is far from the bombed city at the end of 1942 in the Clisson region like most of the last inhabitants of the city In 1947, he joined the Chantiers de l'Atlantique, where his training as an industrial draftsman allowed him to become a draftsman and designer for 16 years, he participated in the construction and decoration of "Shalom", "France" and many other transatlantic. Depending on the period, along with other members of the board, he is one of the designers of the preliminary studies who carried out the project of the ships with the architects, the engineers and the shipowners. He has worked with the team responsible for the shape of chimneys in France and the profile of his bow to lengthen it by one meter and make it the largest in the world. Between 1947 and 1953, he was a frequent student of painting classes at the municipal drawing school of the Ville de Saint-Nazaire, in Émile Gautier's class. Sculptures and ceramics In 1961, Tiffoche made his first approach to pottery at Norbert Pierlot in Ratilly. That year, the Château gallery exhibited the great names of world ceramics: Bernard Leach, Shoji Hamada, Raija Tuumi, A.Cumella, Daniel Montmollin, Georges Jouve, M. and Y. Mohy, Jean and Jacqueline Lerat, De Vinck. He will meet and befriended during his journey with many of them. Two years later, he set up his workshop in Guérande. He began to produce unique pieces alongside a production of utility pieces and built his first wood oven in 1963. 1966 saw his first participation in an exhibition of ceramics, at the Hotel de Sens in Paris1, then at the Maison de la Culture of Caen, "Contemporary Potters". He organized his first personal exhibition of ceramics in 1968 at the gallery "Michel Columb" Marie-Jo Marot in Nantes. On the walls, the paintings are by Gaston Chaissac2. Exhibitions follow from this time, throughout France and abroad: Stuttgart in 1969, Montreal in 1970, Munich in 1971, Faienza in 1972, Dakar in 1984, Saarlouis in 1994. Parallel to regular exhibitions at the Gallery "convergence" in Nantes to follow the evolutions and questions of the painter. He created a monumental ceramic fountain for the IUT of Saint-Nazaire in 1981. Other monumental works in sandstone will follow in La Roche-sur-Yon, Niort, Melle, Rennes, Bouaye, IRESTE of Nantes, etc. Between 1970 and 1985, many young ceramists came to learn or improve their craft, or directly collaborated with him while working in his workshop. Among them are: Jorgen Hansen (Denmark), Miguel Bosh (Spain), Micki (Doherty) Schoessingk (UK), Jacques Fleuret, Pascal Castagnet, Odile Maisonneuve, Françoise Dufayard (France), Suzanne Schurch, Édouard Kohler , Pia Koller (Switzerland). Pictorial Work In 1973, in parallel with his work of ceramist, he takes again the painting which he never gave up in fact. He has since participated in numerous group exhibitions, with the group of Nantes painters "Archipel", initiated by Michel Noury, among others, or individually. In 1977, first solo exhibition of painting at the gallery Convergence of Nantes where he will exhibit regularly thereafter. At the same time, during the summer, during a decade, many painters and visual artists meet and exhibit their work in the village of Petit Poissevin. His paintings belong to lyrical abstraction, his works evolve by mixing abstraction and realism, and move towards a free figuration. In 1987, he was appointed professor at the School of Plastic Arts in Saint-Nazaire, where he taught until 1990. Gustave Tiffoche is a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters.
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Dimensions: Height: 11,5 cm Diameter High: 4,5 cm Diameter base: 6,5 cm